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Sixteen Cowries : Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World
by William W. Bascom




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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 Africa

Yoruba 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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Overview

. . . 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 Africa

Yoruba 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.



This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780253208477
  • ISBN-10: 0253208475
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: May 1980
  • Page Count: 800
  • Dimensions: 9.24 x 6.18 x 1.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.39 pounds


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