Culture and Customs of the Yoruba
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This innovative anthology is presents an interdisciplinary approach to Yoruba culture and customs. Written by Yoruba experts on all continents, the seventy five chapters in the volume employ a variety of multi faceted perspectives to provide a detailed study of the yoruba people with insights from anthropology, arts, language and linguistics, literature, history, religion, sociology, philosophy, psychology, criminology, law, technology, medicine, pharmacy, engineering, economics, education, political science, music, theatre, popular culture, cultural studies, migration and diaspora studies, gender etc. Each chapter addresses that have taken place in traditional culture. This blend between traditional culture and modifications to such culture gives a balanced and authentic picture of what can be regarded as culture and customs in present day yoruba society.