The Resource Sixteen cowries : Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World, William Bascom

Sixteen cowries : Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World, William Bascom

Label
Sixteen cowries : Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World
Title
Sixteen cowries
Title remainder
Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World
Statement of responsibility
William Bascom
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"" ... 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
Cataloging source
OCLCE
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1912-1981
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Bascom, William Russell
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL2480.Y6
LC item number
B37
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Divination
  • Blacks
  • Cowries
  • Yorouba (Peuple d'Afrique)
  • Divination
  • Noirs
  • Cauris (Coquillages)
  • RELIGION
  • Blacks
  • Cowries
  • Divination
  • Yoruba (African people)
  • Latin America
  • Nigeria
Label
Sixteen cowries : Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World, William Bascom
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 787-790)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part One: Sixteen Cowries; Chapter I Introduction; Chapter II The Divination Verses; Chapter III The System of Belief; Part Two: The Verses of Sixteen Cowries; Chapter IV Eji Ogbe; Chapter V Ofun; Chapter VI Ǫsa; Chapter VII Ǫkanran; Chapter VIII Eji Oko; Chapter IX Irosun; Chapter X Ǫşę; Chapter XI Ogunda; Chapter XII Ǫbara; Chapter XIII Odi; Chapter XIV Ǫwǫnrin; Chapter XV Ejila Şębǫra; Chapter XVI Ika; Chapter XVII Oturupǫn; Chapter XVIII Ofun Kanran; Chapter XIX Irętę; Chapter XX Opira; Appendix; References Cited
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (790 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253013675
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt171qrrr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)560389150
  • (OCoLC)ocn560389150
Label
Sixteen cowries : Yoruba divination from Africa to the New World, William Bascom
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 787-790)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part One: Sixteen Cowries; Chapter I Introduction; Chapter II The Divination Verses; Chapter III The System of Belief; Part Two: The Verses of Sixteen Cowries; Chapter IV Eji Ogbe; Chapter V Ofun; Chapter VI Ǫsa; Chapter VII Ǫkanran; Chapter VIII Eji Oko; Chapter IX Irosun; Chapter X Ǫşę; Chapter XI Ogunda; Chapter XII Ǫbara; Chapter XIII Odi; Chapter XIV Ǫwǫnrin; Chapter XV Ejila Şębǫra; Chapter XVI Ika; Chapter XVII Oturupǫn; Chapter XVIII Ofun Kanran; Chapter XIX Irętę; Chapter XX Opira; Appendix; References Cited
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (790 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253013675
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt171qrrr
System control number
  • (OCoLC)560389150
  • (OCoLC)ocn560389150

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