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Sex and the Empire That Is No More Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion

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ISBN-10: 1571813071

ISBN-13: 9781571813077

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: J. Lorand Matory

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This historical anthropology narrates how the traditions of Sango and Ogun are carried into and participate in the post-independence political and economical developments, and how they relate to contemporary Islamic and Christian religious streams.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

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A ritual history
The Oyo renaissance
Igboho in the age of Abiola
A ritual biography
Engendering power : the mythic and iconic foundations of priestly action
Re-dressing gender
Conclusion : dialogue, debate, and the Chose du Texte
Oriki Yemoja (Yemoja panegyrics)
A partial genealogy of the Oyeboode priests
Yemoja in the Kingdom of Sango : the ritual calendar
Sango Pipe (Sango panegyrics)
The naming ceremony