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By Bukola Adeyemi Oyeniyi

this can be a e-book at the social and cultural historical past of Yoruba humans, a humans in southwest Nigeria. because the first to supply a complete therapy of Yoruba costume in old point of view, this publication is a crucial contribution to African background mostly and the Yoruba cultural background particularly. The ebook illuminates the effect of Christianity, Islam, and British colonialism at the development of Yoruba identification, and the way costume used to be entangled in that development. It additionally presents insightful discussions of the differences in gown tradition considering that independence and demonstrates the significance of costume as a website for contesting and articulating postcolonial Yoruba identification and sophistication constitution in the Nigerian nationwide house. This e-book offers many insights into those matters and is hence a useful addition to Africana stories, anthropology, and history.

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