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Cultural Ethos of the Yoruba

by Olubayo Lawore

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Published by University Press, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa - General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • History / Africa,
  • Social Science : Anthropology - General,
  • Ethnology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191597M
    ISBN 109780308865
    ISBN 109789780308865

    African ethics is, thus, a character-based ethics that maintains that the quality of the individual's character is most fundamental in our moral life. Good character is the essence of the African moral system, the linchpin of the moral wheel. The justification for a character-based ethics is not far to seek.   What Gender is Motherhood?: Changing Yorùbá Ideals of Power, Procreation, and Identity in the Age of Modernity (Gender and Cultural Studies in Africa and the Diaspora) [Oyěwùmí, Oyèrónkẹ́] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What Gender is Motherhood?: Changing Yorùbá Ideals of Power, Procreation, and Identity in the Age of Modernity (Gender and Cultural Cited by: 2.

    Im not Yoruba but some say we came from them (my people beg to differ) still theres much to appreciate. The book takes you through language, the different Yoruba people - Egbas, Jebus, Yoruba proper etc attire, kings, customs To be honest - I skipped a bit of the chapters, might go back to it one day but it’s mainly about war between the 4/5. Issues on Nigerian Peoples and Culture is the title of this book and also one of the general benchmark course requirements of the NUC for undergraduate studies in Nigeria.

    Specifically, it focuses on Yorùbá traditional religious material culture exhibited nowadays in museums in the United Kingdom. The research aimed to investigate how members of the Yorùbá Diaspora, living in the United Kingdom, related to their traditional religious heritage, presented in : Anna Catalani. Peel offers discussion, for example, of why the “memory and ethos” of Yoruba traditional religion continue to exert a large and diffuse influence (though it is now the preserve of a small, if active, minority); the two faces of Yoruba Islam and the persistence of Muslims’ double sense of inferiority and victimhood; the paradoxes of Yoruba.


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Cultural Ethos of the Yoruba by Olubayo Lawore Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cultural Ethos of the Yoruba Paperback – January 1, by Olubayo Lawore (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: Olubayọ Lawore. The notion of culture embraces many facets of life including the arts, tradition and behaviour. This study is concerned with the culture of the Yoruba people in relation to questions of identity and interaction with other civilisations, particularly the influences of Anglo-American culture, and.

Cultural ethos of the Yoruba. Ibadan: University Press PLC, (OCoLC) Online version: Lawore, Olubayọ. Cultural ethos of the Yoruba. Ibadan: University Press PLC, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Olubayọ Lawore.

This innovative anthology presents an interdisciplinary approach to Yorùbá culture and customs. Written by Yorùbá experts on all continents, the seventy-five chapters in the volume employ a variety of multi-faceted perspectives to provide a detailed study of the Yorùbá people with insights from anthropology, arts, language and linguistics, literature, history, religion, sociology Author: Tóyìn Fálọlá, Akíntúndé Akínyẹmí.

In Yoruba Culture: Volume 1 by Sisi Tosin, children are introduced to the Yoruba culture through proverbs that will guide them to build their characters, values, morals, and ethics. The author has the meaning of the proverb next to it, which makes it easier for /5(12).

Studies of Yoruba culture and performance tend to focus mainly on standardised forms of performance, and ignore the more prevalent performance culture which is central to everyday life.

What the Cultural Ethos of the Yoruba book Told Me conveys the elastic nature of African cultural expression through narratives of the Yoruba hunters' exploits.

Hunters' narratives provide a window on the Yoruba understanding and explanation. 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. THE PATTERN OF YORUBA HISTORY Dr. SABURI BIOBAKU Director of the Yoruba Historical Research Schzme, Nigeria but contributed much to the whole stream of Yoruba culture.

The second wave, the Oduduwa migration, is the best known Yoruba and must have taken place towards the end of the 10th century A.D. The people who resisted all-conquering File Size: KB. Nigeria, one of the largest and most important countries in Africa, is rich in traditions and customs, both indigenous and modern.

Culture and Customs of Nigeria is the only concise, authoritative, and up-to-date discussion of Nigerian culture that introduces to a Western audience the complexity of its society and the emerging lifestyles among its various by: Yoruba culture consists of cultural philosophy, religion and folktales.

They are embodied in Ifa divination, and are known as the tripartite Book of Enlightenment in Yorubaland and in its diaspora. Yoruba cultural thought is a witness of two epochs. The first epoch is Benin: million. Her research interests include Yoruba language, culture and history, Yoruba women and Creole studies.

Mosadomi is a poet, who has authored several articles in books and journals on Creole studies, African language and gender, African linguistics and pedagogy. She is completing her manuscript on Yoruba grammar/5(1).

The Yoruba culture is now been practiced and this have led to massive spread an example of this is the Yoruba language, which is globalized such that it has and still been spoken by foreigners e.g. Susan Wenger. Also the Yoruba Culture is taught in French, German, Russian, in Nigerian Universities.

represents a cultural perception of mental illness among the Yoruba people. Many scholars, such as Foucault, Scheff and Akiwowo, have brought into focus the need for culture-bound analysis of such social problems. For Payne (), Akiwowo’s work through his use of Yoruba orature in general, and Yoruba divination in.

Libya, Jamaica, Europe, etc. although it has been faced by some challenges such foreign cultural denomination and cultural practices etc.

I apologize for my poor referencing style. Falola Toyin etal(eds) The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World. Falola Toyin (eds) The Yoruba and Power Politics. Lawal Olubay Cultural ethos of the Yoruba. Adebayo Faleti, the Yoruba poet, novelist, playwright, broadcaster and administrator, who died on J at was one of the most important Nigerian cultural figures of the twentieth-century.

The scope of his achievements is so broad, his artistic range so capacious, that it is hard to make a general observation about his work. The Book, “A HISTORY OF THE YORUBA PEOPLE,” which was launched first in Ibadan at the Premier Hotel under the auspices of the Yoruba Academy was seen by many as a timely task accomplished for the regeneration of not just the History, but also the philosophy, culture and the tradition of Yoruba people.

While no time should be wasted in congratulating the government led by the visionary Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on this courageous and needful step, a conscious attempt must also be made to educate those who may be genuinely regarded as ignorant on the socio-legal imperative of permitting a pan Yoruba ethos play a pivotal role in the development of.

Cultural Ethos of the Yoruba by Olubayo Lawore University Press, Nigeria, Nigeria. The Yoruba are said to be prolific sculptors, famous for their terra cotta works throughout the 12th and 14th century; artists also earnests their capacity in making artwork out of bronze.

Esiẹ Museum is a museum in Esiẹ, Irepodun, museum was the first to be established in Nigeria when it opened in The museum once housed over a thousand tombstone figures or images. IFA/Yoruba Fundamentals of the Yoruba Religion (Orisa Worship) - Chief FAMA.

This book provides detailed instruction of practical usage of Ifa by practitioners and non-practitioners and answers many questions with respect to "How to Pray ' the Ifa Way." The book, "The Bible" of the traditional Yoruba Religion, is 6 x 9, has pp with photographs/5(35).

Others will argue that from everything history teaches us about its cultural practices, its philosophies and traditional religious practices, Yoruba is an established value system, an ethos a code.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.Yoruba declare: E je ka see, m won ti i see, K' 0 le baa d, BI se e rl.

Let us do it, The way it is usually done, So that we may have the usual result. Rituals and Rites in Yoruba Religion: Some Examples Rituals and rites abound in Yoruba traditional religion.

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