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Religious encounter and the making of the Yoruba

Author: John David Yeadon Peel
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic, 2003.
Series: African systems of thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contends that it is through their encounter with Christian missions in the mid-19th century that the Yoruba came to know themselves as a distinctive people. This book focuses on the experiences of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John David Yeadon Peel
ISBN: 0253215889 9780253215888
OCLC Number: 1016162547
Description: XI-420 p. : ill., cartes. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preliminary Table of Contents:Acknowledgments1. Narratives of Religion and of Empire2. Yorubaland at War3. Living in an Age of Confusion4. Making Country Fashion5. The Mission and the Powers6. Preaching the Word7. Engaging with Islam8. The Path to Conversion9. Leaf Becomes Soap10. The Making of the Yoruba11. Looking BackNotesSources and ReferencesIndex
Series Title: African systems of thought.
Responsibility: J.D.Y. Peel.

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For three decades Peel has published on the Yoruba-Aladura: A Religious Movement among the Yoruba (1968) has become an anthropological classic. Now Peel sets an anthropological aim (studying the Read more...

 
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