Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World


Mega Sale! Free Shipping Included! Save 24% on the Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World by Indiana University Press at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. ... a landmark in research of African oral traditions.''―African Arts... a significant contribution to the understanding of Yoruba religious belief, magic, and art.'' ―Journal of Religion in AfricaYoruba texts and English translations of a divination system that originated in Nigeria and is widely practiced today by male and female diviners in the diaspora. A landmark edition.


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... a landmark in research of African oral traditions."―African Arts... a significant contribution to the understanding of Yoruba religious belief, magic, and art." ―Journal of Religion in AfricaYoruba texts and English translations of a divination system that originated in Nigeria and is widely practiced today by male and female diviners in the diaspora. A landmark edition.

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Manufacturer:
Indiana University Press
Category:
Mythology & Folk Tales
Release Date:
1980-05-22
EAN:
9780253208477
ISBN:
0253208475
Edition:
Reprint
Author:
William W. Bascom
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication Date:
1980-05-22
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
0.15 pounds
Item Size:
6.18 x 1.46 x 9.24 inches
Package Weight:
2.4 pounds
Package Size:
6.3 x 1.6 x 9.2 inches

 


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