By Richard Dennett,Angel Rodriguez
Bantu and Yoruba religious Practices and Philosophy
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Richard Edward Dennett was once an English dealer working out of the Kongo (present day Republic of Congo) within the early twentieth century who wrote numerous 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 established 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 used to be liable for bringing assets akin to ivory into the rustic. although, Dennett started to discover the tough therapy given to the folk of the Congo and in 1886 he drew consciousness to those irregularities via his letters to the Manchester dad or mum. despite the fact that, Dennett additionally edited a manuscript newspaper known as "Congo reflect" and accused the Congo officers of the murders and atrocities being devoted. He was once to turn into an lively 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 a close account written via a sympathetic ecu observer who spent a long time learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it's invaluable since it is going into a lot larger aspect than the other prior books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba religious practices and philosophy.
This paintings was once initially released via Richard Edward Dennett less than the name of: in the back of Black Man's brain in 1906 via Mac Millan and corporate, London and manhattan. We released below a brand new identify: Africa Black Man's brain. West African Folklore, tradition, and faith.
This publication is a close first witness account written by way of a sympathetic eu observer who spent decades learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it really is beneficial since it is going into a lot higher aspect than the other past books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba non secular practices and philosophy. For the readers and particularly for these attracted to the Caribbean African tradition, this booklet is a main resource and a usefull instrument for realizing the Yoruba folklore,culture and religion.
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