By Richard Dennett,Angel Rodriguez
Bantu and Yoruba non secular 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 a number of books that have been influential on sociological and anthropological examine at the cultures of West Africa. Dennett labored for Thomas Wilson, Sons & Co., a delivery 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 chargeable for bringing assets comparable to ivory into the rustic. even if, Dennett started to observe the cruel therapy given to the folk of the Congo and in 1886 he drew consciousness to those irregularities via his letters to the Manchester father or mother. even if, 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 develop 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 publication is an in depth account written through a sympathetic eu observer who spent decades learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it really is important since it is going into a lot larger element than the other earlier books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba non secular practices and philosophy.
This paintings used to be initially released by means of Richard Edward Dennett lower than the identify of: behind Black Man's brain in 1906 via Mac Millan and corporate, London and manhattan. We released below a brand new name: Africa Black Man's brain. West African Folklore, tradition, and faith.
This publication is an in depth first witness account written through a sympathetic ecu observer who spent a long time learning West African folklore, tradition, and faith. it truly is important since it is going into a lot larger aspect than the other prior books from this era approximately Bantu and Yoruba non secular practices and philosophy. For the readers and specifically for these attracted to the Caribbean African tradition, this publication is a chief resource and a usefull software for realizing the Yoruba folklore,culture and religion.
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