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The Resource City of 201 Gods : ilé-ifè in time, space, and the imagination, Jacob K. Olúpǫ̀nà

City of 201 Gods : ilé-ifè in time, space, and the imagination, Jacob K. Olúpǫ̀nà

Label
City of 201 Gods : ilé-ifè in time, space, and the imagination
Title
City of 201 Gods
Title remainder
ilé-ifè in time, space, and the imagination
Statement of responsibility
Jacob K. Olúpǫ̀nà
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In a study that challenges familiar Western modes of thought, Jacob K. Olupona focuses on one of the most important religious centers in Africa and in the world: the Yor©£b©Ł city of ilé-ifè in southwest Nigeria. The spread of Yor©£b©Ł traditions in the African diaspora has come to define the cultural identity of millions of black and white people in Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, and the United States. Seen through the eyes of a native, this first comprehensive study of the spiritual and cultural center of the Yor©£b©Ł religion tells how the city went from great prominence to near obliteratio
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olupona, Jacob K.
Dewey number
  • 299.6
  • 299.683330966926
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Gods, Yoruba
  • Religious pluralism
  • Religion and politics
  • Religions
  • Ethnic groups
  • Ife (Nigeria)
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
Label
City of 201 Gods : ilé-ifè in time, space, and the imagination, Jacob K. Olúpǫ̀nà
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-324) and index
Control code
ocn908073439
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948549
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908073439
Label
City of 201 Gods : ilé-ifè in time, space, and the imagination, Jacob K. Olúpǫ̀nà
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-324) and index
Control code
ocn908073439
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948549
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908073439

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