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 or on hand as a pdf from the publishers.

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