Africa’s Ogun, Second, Expanded Edition: Old World and New by Sandra T. Barnes PDF

By Sandra T. Barnes

The moment variation of this landmark paintings is more advantageous via new chapters on Ogun worship within the New international. From reports of the 1st edition:

"... an ethnographically wealthy contribution to the old realizing of West African tradition, in addition to an exploration of the continuing power of that tradition within the altering environments of the Americas." —African experiences Review

"... leav[es] the reader with a feeling of the power, dynamism, and complexity of Ogun and the cultural contexts within which he thrives.... exceptional contribution to the literature on Ogun, Yoruba tradition, African religions, and the African diaspora." —International magazine of old Studies

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