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The symbolism and communicative contents of dreadlocks in Yorubaland

Author: Augustine Agwuele
Publisher: Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: African histories and modernities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers an interpretation of Yoruba people's affective responses to an adult Yoruba male with a `deviant' hairstyle.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine Agwuele
ISBN: 9783319301860 3319301861
OCLC Number: 956731002
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: .Introduction..Chapter 1 Trivial behaviors as valuable data Trivial Research Scope and Content.-.Chapter 2 The Yoruba Universe The Yoruba World The economic order of the 17th century was primary around enslavement Yoruba Filiality.-.Chapter 3 Diachronic Study of Yoruba Hairstyles At the Scripture Union House in Ibadan Traditional Styles Dada Personal Styles and Identity.-.Chapter 4 The Underpinning of The Yoruba view of hairstyle Yoruba Traditional Religion: Ori The good life and Ori Ori and Receive Confessions Culture of Fear Old Wine, New Gourd.-.Chapter 5 Dynamics of culture and visual profiling Synchronic Yoruba Body Image and Perception of Hairstyles Contemporary Popular Perceptions Adaptive Practices: Elite Athletes and Artists Iyalorisa and the Pastor: A case of two Yoruba Other Perspectives: African American and Natural Hairstyles.-.Conclusion.
Series Title: African histories and modernities.
Responsibility: Augustine Agwuele.

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