ISBN 9789780308865
Pages 108
Dimensions 244 x 170 mm
Published 2004
Publisher University Press, Nigeria, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Cultural Ethos of the Yoruba

by Olubayo Lawore

The notion of culture embraces many facets of life including the arts, tradition and behaviour. This study is concerned with the culture of the Yoruba people in relation to questions of identity and interaction with other civilisations, particularly the influences of Anglo-American culture, and the Christian and Islamic religions. Aspects considered include: the family; greetings and compliments; respect; table manners; hospitality; consolation and bereavement; characteristics; governance; and taboos and superstitions.
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