The Yoruba-Speaking Peoples of South-Western Nigeria: by Daryll Forde

By Daryll Forde

Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark sequence in organization with the foreign African Institute. The sequence, released among 1950 and 1977, brings jointly a wealth of formerly un-co-ordinated fabric at the ethnic groupings and social stipulations of African peoples.


Concise, severe and (for its time) actual, the Ethnographic Survey contains sections as follows:




  • Physical Environment



  • Linguistic Data



  • Demography



  • History & Traditions of Origin



  • Nomenclature



  • Grouping



  • Cultural beneficial properties: faith, Witchcraft, start, Initiation, Burial



  • Social & Political association: Kinship, Marriage, Inheritance, Slavery, Land Tenure, war & Justice



  • Economy & Trade



  • Domestic Architecture


Each of the 50 volumes might be available for purchase separately, and those are prepared into neighborhood sub-groups: East significant Africa, North-Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West vital Africa, Western Africa, and imperative Africa Belgian Congo.


The volumes are supplemented with maps, to be had to view on routledge.com or on hand as a pdf from the publishers.

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