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Sources of Yoruba history

Saburi O. Biobaku

Sources of Yoruba history

by Saburi O. Biobaku

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yoruba (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by S. O. Biobaku.
    SeriesOxford studies in African affairs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT513 .B46
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 268, [8] p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5084656M
    ISBN 100198216696
    LC Control Number74155798

    Sources of Yoruba History Hardcover – Nov by Saburi O. Biobaku (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover, Nov "Please retry" — Author: Saburi O. Biobaku. This book contrib-utes to the investigation and analysis of these international cultures by compiling scholarly documents that define the physical and spiritual dimensions of Yorùbá studies. Materials are drawn on the visual, wrote The History of the Yorubas, and also to the monumental work of Bishop Ajayi valid historical sources, so File Size: KB.

      In his 2, page book entitled, ‘’Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation’’, Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the Yoruba people: “The Yoruba are the progeny of great. The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice of the Yoruba homeland is in present-day Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as shares some parallels with the Vodun practiced by the neighboring Fon and Ewe peoples to the west and to the religion of the Edo .

    In this book, Suzanne Preston Blier examines the intersection of art, risk and creativity in early African arts from the Yoruba center of Ife and the striking ways that ancient Ife artworks inform society, politics, history and religion. Yoruba art offers a unique lens into one of Africa's most important and least understood early civilizations Cited by: 5.   Ile-Ife: The Place where the Day Dawns. The Yoruba myth of origin tells the story of how Ile-Ife, and the entire world, came into existence. 1,2 At a time before time, when the world was only darkness and primordial waters, Olodumare, the Supreme Being, decided to create something new in the universe. He gave his eldest divine son, Obatala, a chain, a shell .


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Sources of Yoruba History (History: Oxford Studies in African Affairs) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sources of Yoruba History (History: Oxford Studies in African Affairs)Manufacturer: Clarendon Press - Oxford.

Sources of Yoruba history; by Biobaku, Saburi O. (Saburi Oladeni) Publication date Topics Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language English. xi,[8] p. 23 cm Includes index Bibliography: p.

[] Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on J SIMILAR Pages: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Biobaku, Saburi O. (Saburi Oladeni). Sources of Yoruba history. Oxford, Clarendon Press, In his book titled ''Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation'', Prince Adelegan Adegbola said that ''the Yorubas are the progeny of great kingship, efficient kingdom-builders and astute rulers.

They have been enjoying for centuries a well-organized pattern of society, a pattern which persists basically in spite of all the changes resulting from modern contacts with the western world.

Author: The Origin of the Yoruba,The Egba and Their Neighbours,African Studies in an African University,Sources of Yoruba History,Living Cultures of Nigeria, First published inand cited on the Africa's Best Books List, this is a standard work on the history of theYorubas from the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorate.

The first part of the book discusses the people, theircountry and language, religion, government, land law, manners and customs.4/5.

The book has a vivid picture of a generation of Yoruba Nationhood within Nigerian Nationality, prior to the British invation and colonalization of Nigeria, Yoruba had been a Nation with an institutionalized government and there is no better place to understand and assess this form of government except in this book, the book is a bag of history /5(7).

The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts. This was the book that I constantly referenced in my podcasts titled African Spirituality: Orisha And Yoruba Philosophy that you can listen to here.

Here is what one reviewer had to say: “Great book and reference material. I love this book, It gave you a lot of information and history into the Yoruba. Milestones makes reference to another seminal book, The History of the Yorubas written by Rev.

Samuel Johnson published inwhich also traces the history of the Yorubas as one people originating from one source. Sources and Methods in African History Book Description: Spurred in part by the ongoing re-evaluation of sources and methods in research, African historiography in the past two decades has been characterized by the continued branching and increasing sophistication of methodologies and areas of specialization.

Origin of the Yoruba and “The Lost Tribes of Israel” Anthropos mays ˙ ūr,” written inhe included a brief ac- count of Yoruba origins, stating that. the Yoruba were remnants of the Canaanites of the tribe of Nimrūd who were expelled from Iraq by Yaʿrub Size: KB.

HISTORY OF THE YORUBA PEOPLE – The Yoruba tribe is one of the greatest tribes in Africa, although very sketchy evidence exists as to the true origin of this mighty tribe.

Several controversial articles and books have been written about the origins of this mighty tribe, with several kingdoms even in Yoruba land contesting for the rights to be Author: Abiola Ogunsola. Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E.

Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub Home My Books. First published inand cited on the Africa's Best Books List, this is a standard work on the history of the Yorubas from the earliest times to the beginning of the British Protectorate.

The first part of the book discusses the people, their country and language, religion, government, land law, manners and customs. “The Yoruba history begins with the migration of an east African population across the trans-African route leading from Mid-Nile river area to the Mid-Niger.

Archaeologists, according to M. Omoleya, inform us that the Nigerian region was inhabited more than forty thousand years ago, or as far back as 65,BC.

: Sources of Yoruba History: 22x14cm, xi,[8] pp., Series: Oxford Studies in African Affairs. Contents: Contemporary Written Sources; Traditional. "Professor S. Akintoye links the Yoruba past with the present, broadening and transcending Samuel Johnson in scope and time, and reviving both the passion and agenda that are over a century old, to reveal the long history and definable identity of a people and an ethnicity, one of the most important in Africa and the African : Amalion Publishing.

It is illuminating and engaging and strangely funny in its quaint often sententious tone. I would recommend it as must-read text for all Yorubas and indeed all interested Nigerians, Beninois and Brazilians. It reminds us of the beauty, pain, violence and resounding relevance of Yoruba culture (easily mirrored in other African ethnicities).Pages:   Samuel Johnson () was an Anglican minister and historian renowned for his magisterial history of the Yoruba people.

Born in Freetown in Sierra Leone and educated by the Church Missionary Society, Johnson was sent with his family to Idaban in Nigeria in He was ordained in and by had finished the manuscript for The History of the.

The Relationship Between African History and World History 2 Sources of African History 4 Oral Traditions 5 Written Sources 11 Yoruba Oyo Benin The Origins and Spread of Christianity Chapter one of this book presents a synopsis of the sources of the African history, followed by a selection of sixteen chapters.

Yoruba and Benin Kingdoms: The missing gap of history By. Kunle Sowunmi. culled from VANGUARD Thursday, The source of Yoruba from Benin is very authentic.

THE statement credited to Oba Erediauwa Omonoba Uku Akpolokpolo, that the Yoruba race originated from Benin Kingdom, was very rich in details and calls for.Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo.

The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century. They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch.Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn : Adebayo Oyebade.