Divining the Self: A Study in Yoruba Myth and Human Consciousness (Signifying (on) Scriptures)
Divining the Self weaves elements of personal narrative, myth, history, and interpretive analysis into a vibrant tapestry that reflects the textured, embodied, and performative nature of scripture and scripturalizing practices. Velma Love examines the Odu―the Yoruba sacred scriptures―along with the accompanying...
$44.00
Dictionary Of The Yoruba Language Hardcover
Based upon the nineteenth century standard work on the Yoruba language, and first ever English-Yoruba, Yoruba-English dictionary, this new edition has been revised and enlarged considerably. The dictionary contains about 50,000 references and translations; Yoruba pronunciation guidance; examples of how...
$48.00
Diasporas and Ethnic Identities in Africa: The Edo ne Ekue among the Northeast Yoruba, 1485–1995
Despite the enormous work on diasporas relating to Africa, the majority of this work focuses on trade diasporas located in West African groups, only mentioning the pre-colonial period in passing. Therefore, there is a need to redirect research on diasporas...
$105.00
The Development of Yoruba Candomble Communities in Salvador, Bahia, 1835-1986 (Afro-Latin@ Diasporas)
This project is an attempt to bring together the many fragments of history concerning the Yoruba religious community and their rise to prominence in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, from the mid-nineteenth to the late-twentieth centuries.
$54.99
Dancing Wisdom: Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomblé
Concentrating on the Caribbean Basin and the coastal area of northeast South America, Yvonne Daniel considers three African-derived religious systems that rely heavily on dance behavior--Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahamian Candomble. Combining her background in dance and anthropology to...
$33.00
Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns
This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices...
$122.00
Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns
This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices...
$44.00
Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns (Routledge Classic Ethnographies)
Based on Cohen's fieldwork in the 1960s among the Hausa migrants, a people of the Yoruba area (then the western region of the Federation of Nigeria), Custom and Politics in Urban Africa looks at how ethnic groups use elements of tradition in...
$105.00
Custom and Politics in Urban Africa: A Study of Hausa Migrants in Yoruba Towns
A discussion of the process by which some ethnic groups manipulate values, myths, symbols and ceremonials from their traditional culture in order to develop an informal political organisation. This organisation is then used as a weapon in the struggle for...
$56.95
Civil Disorder Is The Disease Of Ibadan: Chieftaincy and Civic Culture in a Yoruba City (Western African Studies)
Civil Disorder Is the Disease of the Ibadan is a study of chieftaincy and political culture in Ibadan, the most populous city in Britain’s largest West African colony, Nigeria. Examining the period between 1829 and 1939, it shows how and why...
$55.00
Civil Disorder is the Disease of Ibadan: Chieftaincy and Civic Culture in a Yoruba City (Western African Studies)
Civil Disorder Is the Disease of the Ibadan is a study of chieftaincy and political culture in Ibadan, the most populous city in Britain’s largest West African colony, Nigeria. Examining the period between 1829 and 1939, it shows how and why...
$122.00
Butting Heads!: Testifying and Rescuing African Minds Worldwide With Traditional Yoruba Philosophy
This book serves as an intervention for African parents, educators, therapists, community leaders, and community program facilitators who either want to regain the cultural elements that were lost since the 1960s or who seek positive cultural values and mores that...
$28.00
Black Critics and Kings: The Hermeneutics of Power in Yoruba Society
How can we account for the power of ritual? This is the guiding question of Black Critics and Kings, which examines how Yoruba forms of ritual and knowledge shape politics, history, and resistance against the state. Focusing on "deep" knowledge in...
$44.00
Black Critics and Kings: The Hermeneutics of Power in Yoruba Society
How can we account for the power of ritual? This is the guiding question of Black Critics and Kings, which examines how Yoruba forms of ritual and knowledge shape politics, history, and resistance against the state. Focusing on "deep" knowledge in...
$122.00
Arts of Being Yoruba: Divination, Allegory, Tragedy, Proverb, Panegyric (African Expressive Cultures)
There is a culturally significant way of being Yorùbá that is expressed through dress, greetings, and celebrations―no matter where in the world they take place. Adélékè Adék documents Yorùbá patterns of behavior and articulates a philosophy of how to be...
$44.00
Arts of Being Yoruba: Divination, Allegory, Tragedy, Proverb, Panegyric (African Expressive Cultures)
There is a culturally significant way of being Yorùbá that is expressed through dress, greetings, and celebrations―no matter where in the world they take place. Adélékè Adék documents Yorùbá patterns of behavior and articulates a philosophy of how to be...
$222.00
Aromasodu: Archives of Yoruba Names and Their Meaning (Yoruba and English Edition)
This Book covers some background history of Yorùbá names and supplies about 1600 Yorùbá children names with their meaning.
$33.00
The Architects of Existence: Aje in Yoruba Cosmology, Ontology, and Orature
With her first book, Our Mothers, Our Powers, Our Texts: Manifestations Aje in Africana Literature, Teresa N. Washington reveals the Pan-African power and profundity of Aje and its myriad sister systems in Pan-African literature and culture. In The Architects of Existence: Aje...
$122.00
Ancient Echoes: A Modulation of Prose Music Culture and Yoruba Traditions
This book is a multiple resource for beginning students in liberal studies who need hands-on approach in studying African literature, art, religion, percussion, politics, and mythology. In spite of its diverse scope, the book has highlighted cogent issues, such as...
$22.99
African American Culture [3 Volumes]: From Dashikis to Yoruba (Cultures of the American Mosaic)
According to the latest census data, less than 13 percent of the U.S. population identify as African American; African Americans are still very much a minority group. Yet African American cultural expression and strong influences from African American culture are...
$444.00
Abbeokuta Or Sunrise Within The Tropics: An Outline Of The Origin And Progress Of The Yoruba Mission (1855) Hardcover
Abbeokuta or Sunrise Within the Tropics: An Outline of the Origin and Progress of the Yoruba Mission is a historical book written by Sarah Tucker in 1855. The book provides a detailed account of the establishment and development of the...
$45.95
Blacks and Science Volume Two: West and East African Contributions to Science and Technology AND Intellectual Life and Legacy of Timbuktu
Blacks and Science Volume Two Did YOU know any of the following facts? o The Bamoun Kingdom, now in today’s Cameroon, has 7,000 surviving manuscripts in their own script o Timbuktu astronomers used the cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant and cosecant...
$17.00
The Hebrew Israelite Community (hardcover)
The Hebrew Israelite Community introduces the African-Americans who are members of the Hebrew Israelite Community in Israel from a sociological and anthropological perspective. This community has passed through several phases since its beginning in Chicago in 1963 as the followers of...
$99.00
The Great Awakening of the Black Hebrew Israelites...in these last days
The book, The Great Awakening of the Black Hebrew Israelites... in these last days takes a Biblical journey through the Holy Scriptures that reveals beyond doubt the truth regarding God's Chosen People- who they were and who they still are...
$33.00
Cognitive Perspectives on Israelite Identity (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)- Paperback
Cognitive Perspectives on Israelite Identity breaks new ground in the study of ethnic identity in the ancient world through the articulation of an explicitly cognitive perspective. In presenting a view of ethnicity as an epistemological rather than an ontological entity, this...
$66.00
Cognitive Perspectives on Israelite Identity (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies, 519)- Hardcover
Cognitive Perspectives on Israelite Identity breaks new ground in the study of ethnic identity in the ancient world through the articulation of an explicitly cognitive perspective. In presenting a view of ethnicity as an epistemological rather than an ontological entity, this...
$333.00
The British Israelites: Or Evidences Of Our Hebrew Origin, Gathered From History, Genealogy, Philology, And Heathen Customs (1885)- Paperback
""The British Israelites: Or Evidences Of Our Hebrew Origin, Gathered From History, Genealogy, Philology, And Heathen Customs"" is a book written by Henry William J. Senior in 1885. The book puts forth the theory that the British people are descended...
$44.00
My Name Is Maria Isabel
For María Isabel Salazar López, the hardest thing about being the new girl in school is that the teacher doesn't call her by her real name. "We already have two Marías in this class," says her teacher. "Why don't we...
$5.99
Women Holding Things
From the critically acclaimed artist, designer, and author of the bestsellers The Principles of Uncertainty and My Favorite Things comes a wondrous collection of words and paintings that is a moving meditation on the beauty and complexity of women’s lives and roles, revealed in...
$35.00
I'm NOT just a Scribble
A story about kindness and inclusion.Scribble, the book's main character, never thought he was different until he met his first drawing. Then, after being left out because he didn't look like everyone else, Scribble teaches the drawings how to accept...
$17.99

Showing: 1 - 30 of 1068

You have successfully subscribed!