By Richard Dennett,Angel Rodriguez
Bantu and Yoruba non secular 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 study at the cultures of West Africa. Dennett labored for Thomas Wilson, Sons & Co., a delivery corporation dependent in Kingston-upon-Hull, from 1875 until eventually 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 equivalent to ivory into the rustic. besides the fact that, Dennett started to realize the tough therapy given to the folks of the Congo and in 1886 he drew cognizance to those irregularities via his letters to the Manchester parent. in spite of the fact that, Dennett additionally edited a manuscript newspaper referred to as "Congo reflect" and accused the Congo officers of the murders and atrocities being dedicated. He was once to turn 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 ebook is an in depth account written through a sympathetic eu observer who spent a long time learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it really is important since it is going into a lot larger aspect than the other earlier books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba religious practices and philosophy.
This paintings used to be initially released through Richard Edward Dennett lower than the name of: behind Black Man's brain in 1906 by way of Mac Millan and corporate, London and ny. We released lower than a brand new identify: Africa Black Man's brain. West African Folklore, tradition, and faith.
This publication is a close first witness account written via a sympathetic eu observer who spent decades learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it truly is necessary since it is going into a lot better element than the other prior books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba non secular practices and philosophy. For the readers and specifically for these drawn to the Caribbean African tradition, this ebook is a chief resource and a usefull instrument for knowing the Yoruba folklore,culture and religion.
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