Download PDF by Sandra T. Barnes: Africa’s Ogun, Second, Expanded Edition: Old World and New

By Sandra T. Barnes

ISBN-10: 0253210836

ISBN-13: 9780253210838

The moment variation of this landmark paintings is more advantageous by means of new chapters on Ogun worship within the New global. From stories of the 1st edition:

"... an ethnographically wealthy contribution to the ancient knowing of West African tradition, in addition to an exploration of the ongoing power of that tradition within the altering environments of the Americas." —African reports Review

"... leav[es] the reader with a feeling of the power, dynamism, and complexity of Ogun and the cultural contexts within which he thrives.... wonderful contribution to the literature on Ogun, Yoruba tradition, African religions, and the African diaspora." —International magazine of historic Studies

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