By Richard Dennett,Angel Rodriguez
Bantu and Yoruba religious Practices and Philosophy
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Richard Edward Dennett used to be an English dealer working out of the Kongo (present day Republic of Congo) within the early twentieth century who wrote a number of books that have been influential on sociological and anthropological learn at the cultures of West Africa. Dennett labored for Thomas Wilson, Sons & Co., a transport corporation dependent in Kingston-upon-Hull, from 1875 till 1879. He left the united kingdom for Africa within the employment of Hatton & Cookson, in 1879. This buying and selling corporation was once accountable for bringing assets corresponding to ivory into the rustic. notwithstanding, Dennett started to observe the tough therapy given to the folks of the Congo and in 1886 he drew recognition to those irregularities via his letters to the Manchester father or mother. in spite of the fact that, Dennett additionally edited a manuscript newspaper known as "Congo replicate" and accused the Congo officers of the murders and atrocities being devoted. He used to be to develop into an energetic member of the Congo Reform organization. among 1903 and 1916 he released a couple of ethnographic articles on Nigerian language and ethnography. This publication is an in depth account written via a sympathetic eu observer who spent a long time learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it's priceless since it is going into a lot larger element than the other earlier books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba religious practices and philosophy.
This paintings was once initially released by means of Richard Edward Dennett less than the identify of: in the back of Black Man's brain in 1906 via Mac Millan and corporate, London and big apple. We released below a brand new identify: Africa Black Man's brain. West African Folklore, tradition, and faith.
This booklet is an in depth first witness account written via a sympathetic ecu observer who spent decades learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it's necessary since it is going into a lot higher aspect than the other past books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba religious practices and philosophy. For the readers and especially for these attracted to the Caribbean African tradition, this ebook is a major resource and a usefull device for realizing the Yoruba folklore,culture and religion.
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Africa Black Man's Mind. West African Folklore, Culture, and Religion by Richard Dennett,Angel Rodriguez