Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World

Bascom, William Russell

Published by Indiana University Press, 1980
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"... a landmark in research of African oral traditions."  -- African Arts

"... a significant contribution to the understanding of Yoruba religious belief, magic, and art." -- Journal of Religion in Africa

Yoruba texts and English translations of a divination system that originated in Nigeria and is widely practiced today by male and female diviners in the diaspora. A landmark edition.

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Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 1980
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