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Studies in Yoruba History and Culture: Essays in Honour of

G. O. Olusanya

Studies in Yoruba History and Culture: Essays in Honour of

Professor S.O. Biobaku

by G. O. Olusanya

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
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Open LibraryOL7395095M
ISBN 100195757521
ISBN 109780195757521

  In September , she described her first encounters with African literature. These comments were part of a brief presentation she gave in honor of the Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, published in Morrison’s last book, The Source of Self-Regard (): “In , I began reading African literature, devouring it actually. Malik, S. H. A. () ‘The Impact of Arabic on the Linguistic and Cultural Life of the Yoruba People’, in Kola Owolabi (ed.), Language in Nigeria: Essays in Honour of Ayo Bamgbose, Ibadan: Book Publishers, pp. – Google Scholar.

  - Yoruba Language for Primary Schools: Books 3. Cal Biruk (Oberlin, Anthropology) on the politics of knowledge production in African talk about her new book, Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World, based on HIV and AIDS research in discussion explores the social and cultural cleaning (“cooking”) of survey data and its implications for demographers and the public.

More specifically, the study attempts to investigate the sociological and "narratological" conditions that govern the formation, transformation, and persistence of the trickster tale discourse, primarily among the Yoruba folks and secondarily among contemporary Yoruba authors writing . Toyin Omoyeni Falola (born 1 January in Ibadan) is a Nigerian historian and professor of African is currently the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities at the University of Texas at Austin. Falola earned his B.A. and Ph.D. () in History at the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), in is a Fellow of the .


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Studies in Yoruba history and culture: essays in honour of Professor S.O. Biobaku. [G O Olusanya; Saburi O Biobaku;]. For it is in the history, language, culture and worldview that the spirit flourishes. The J.A. Atanda Prize for the Best Essay on the Yoruba is worth $ The J. Atanda Prize represents a solid and remarkable platform for the promotion and further development of Yoruba Studies.

Timeline: Preliminary Evaluation: January 1 – Ap duction to Yorùbá cultural studies. Essays from leading scholars on different aspects of Yorùbá cul-tures enable readers to gain a round picture of the intricate character of Yorùbá peoples, the diversity of their cultures, the diffusion of their traditions, and the dynamism of their lives.

The opening essay. Christianity, Islam, and Orisa-Religion: Three Traditions in Comparison and Interaction (The Anthropology of Christianity Book 18) - Kindle edition by Peel, J.D.Y. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Christianity, Islam, and Orisa-Religion: Three /5(8). This book consists of thirty diverse papers by leading scholars covering such varied themes as history, politics and governance, economy and development, and society and culture.

Historical topics include the British colonial regime, the Bengali Muslim middle class, the origin of the Sonar Bangla concept, and the role of the superpowers during.

Finally, the question that this book gently reminds us of, like History itself, is this: when generations yet unborn, say in a hundred or two hundred years from now, read the narratives of this era of disappearing hope and expanding hopelessness, an age when the Yoruba history of cultural honour has been so bastardized such that the fastest and.

"The book demonstrates a rigorous analysis of the social character of religion in light of historical changes and enduring cultural practices. Focusing on the Yoruba of Nigeria and in the Diaspora, Peel examines the role of culture-specific factors in the transmission and reception of Christianity and Islam in Nigeria, setting out a convincing.

There is a cognitive awareness of Yoruba as an ancient Hebrew race. Due to the discoveries and archiving of materials collected by Leo Frobenius and his outburst on Ife civilization, the Germans and the Russians have also done vast studies on Yoruba culture and history.

“ The Cultural Work of Yoruba Ethnogenesis ” in Tonkin, Elizabeth, McDonald, Maryon, and Chapman, Malcolm, eds., History and Ethnicity (London, ), – ; Law, Robin, “ Ethnicity and the Slave Trade: “Lucumi” and “Nago” as Ethnonyms in West Africa,” HA 24 (), –19; and idem., “Yoruba Liberated Slaves Who.

The book includes a companion website with audio clips of the Yoruba language, helping the reader better grasp the integral connection between art and language in Yoruba culture.

Reviews 'Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art provides a seminal and authoritative work pertaining to Yoruba art and languages of Nigeria. In this collection of original essays, Toyin Falola, Adebayo Oyebade, and their collaborators pay befitting homage to this recent ancestor of Yoruba studies.

The festschrift lays out the multiple tributaries of Owomoyela's ouvre, as well as defines new spectacles and frontiers for Yoruba cultural history, from the ancient past to the : Toyin Falola & Adebayo Oyebade, editors.

Edo North: Field Studies of the Languages and Lands of the Northern Edo (Ed., ). Essays in Honour of Professor Ben O. Elugbe. Zenith Book House. NTLitMag: 29 Issues () Personal life.

He is son to Olatubosun Oladapo, a Yoruba language writer, poet, and publisher. A general, slightly outdated review of Yoruba history and culture. The book includes overviews of Yoruba economics, government, social structure, life cycle, spiritual cycle, religious deities, and aesthetics from a traditionally western-biased anthropological point of view.

Encyclopedia of the Yoruba is a single-volume encyclopedia that is comprised of entries of short essays written by authors who are predominantly scholars and academic researchers from Africa, Europe and North America.

The different word-ranges of the essays vary from words (for 78 entries) to words (for 88 entries) and Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel Readings in African Popular Culture, and her new book A History of African Popular Culture ()) and on approaches to texts in Africa and beyond in Christianity and social change in Africa: essays in honour ofed.

Toyin Falola. Carolina Academic Press (). The history of the Yorubas: from the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorate. by Johnson, Samuel, d.

Topics Yoruba (African people). SAMUEL JOHNSON Pastor of Oyo EDITED BY DR. Educated natives of Yoruba are well acquainted with the history of England and with that of Rome and.

The History of the Yorubas has 36 ratings and 7. African Historiography: Essays in Honour of Jacob Ade Ajayi. Harlow, UK: Longman, E-mail Citation» Examines the importance of oral tradition as a historical source and explores pertinent issues in the development of Yoruba, Christian Missions, and West African historiographies.

For general readers and college-level students. J.F. Ade-Ajayi: How Yoruba was reduce to writing, Odu 8 K. Dike: Opening Remarks in Hunwick J. Report of a Seminar on the Teaching of Arabic in Nigeria, Ibadan and Kano, J. Hundwick: West Africa, Islam and the Arab World Studies in Honour of Basil Davidson.

Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, The Egungun of the Yoruba people is a hybrid and diverse mode of ritual performance dedicated to ancestor worship. Egungun is said to date back to the 14th century B.C.E. when Sango, alafin (king) of the Oyo Empire, introduced a form of ancestor worship known as baba (father) which later came to be known as egungun, meaning masquerade (Adedeji ).

He envisaged an originally unitary Yoruba state, of which Oyo and Ife were respectively the political and cultural pillars, and saw Christianity as crowning, not as overturning, Yoruba history. His book is a monument to the scholarship and cultural sensitivity to be found among Christian West Africans of his generation.Cambridge University Press, New York,p.

Four essays presented at a Roundtable on the book during African Studies Association (ASA) conference. Ẹlẹ́nu Rírì ati Àmù Ìyá Rẹ̀. 1. Mọyọ̀ṣọ́rẹ Òkédìjí University of Texas, Austin [email protected] people for whom Yoruba is the first language, the political, cultural and social importance of Yoruba within Africa, and because of the extent to which the United States’ national interests are tied to economic and diplomatic relations with Yoruba-speaking areas.

People and history The term Yoruba describes a number of semi-independent peoples.