Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World

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Indiana University Press, May 22, 1980 - History - 800 pages

... 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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Contents

The Verses of Sixteen Cowries
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Appendix
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