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Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World

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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

Synopsis:

"... a landmark in research of African oral traditions."

Table of Contents

Preface

Part One: Sixteen Cowries

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. The Divination Verses

Chapter 3 The System of Belief

Part Two: The Verses of Sixteen Cowries

Chapter 4 Eji Ogbe 8 cowries

Chapter 5 Ofun 10 cowries

Chapter 6 Osa 9 cowries

Chapter 7 Okanran 1 cowrey

Chapter 8 Eji Oko 2 cowries

Chapter 9 Irosun 4 cowries

Chapter 10 Ose 5 cowries

Chapter 11 Ogunda 3 cowries

Chapter 12 Obara 6 cowries

Chapter 13 Odi 7 cowries

Chapter 14 Owonrin 11 cowries

Chapter 15 Ejila Sebora 12 cowries

Chapter 16 Ika 13 cowries

Chapter 17 Oturupon 14 cowries

Chapter 18 Ofun Kanran 15 cowries

Chapter 19 Irete 16 cowries

Chapter 20 Opira 0 cowries

Appendix

References Citeds

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253208477
Other:
Bascom, William R.
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Other:
Bascom, William R.
Other:
Bascom, William Russell
Author:
Bascom, William Russell
Author:
Bascom, William W.
Author:
BASCOM, William
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Ethnic & Tribal
Subject:
Metaphysics-Magic Witchcraft and Paganism
Subject:
Africa
Edition Description:
2001 Corr. 2nd
Publication Date:
19800531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9.24x6.18x1.46 in. 2.39 lbs.

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