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The Yoruba-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa

Alfred Burdon Ellis

The Yoruba-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa

Their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, etc. : With an appendix containing a comparison of the Tshi, Gã, Ewe, and Yoruba languages

by Alfred Burdon Ellis

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Published by Anthropological Publications in Oosterhout (N. B.),The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Slave Coast,
  • Yoruba language,
  • African languages,
  • Folklore -- Slave Coast

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. B. Ellis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13524317M
    OCLC/WorldCa2058931

    Abiku is a Yoruba word that can be translated as "predestined to death". It is from (abi) "that which was born" and (iku) "death". facsimile of a chapter from Yoruba-Speaking peoples of the slave coast of West Africa by A. B. Ellis, The Slave Coast is a historical name formerly used for that part of coastal West Africa along the Bight of Benin that is located between the Volta River and the Lagos Lagoon. The name is derived from the region's history as a major source of Africans that were taken into slavery during the Atlantic slave trade from the early 16th century to the late 19th century.

    ELLIS, A. B. The Yoruba-Speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa. London: Chapman and Hall, GERMANO, Pedro Henrique de Oliveira. Yoruba Canadians are Canadians of Yoruba descent. The Yoruba people are an ethnic group of southwestern Nigeria and southern Benin in West Africa. According to the Census by Statistics Canada, people of Yoruba origin or descent numbered approximately 5, but exact population estimates are most likely far greater, because many would have simply identified as Nigerian or .

    Ellis, A. B. (Alfred Burdon), The Yoruba-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa; their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, etc. (Oosterhout, Netherland; Anthropological Publications, ), also by Alexander Street Press (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Get this from a library! The Yoruba-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa: their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, etc: with an appendix containing a comparison of the Tshi, Gã, Ew̜e, and Yoruba languages. [A B Ellis].


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The Yoruba-Speaking Peoples Of The Slave Coast Of West Africa: Their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, Language, Etc. Paperback – Septem by Alfred Burton Ellis Cited by:   Book Description: "The Yoruba people are descendants from a variety of West African communities. They are united by Geography, History, Religion and most importantly Language They all speak Yoruba.

In present day West Africa, the main countries where Yoruba speaking people live are Nigeria, Togo and Benin. These countries are very close together/5(9).

The portion of the West African coast occupied by the Yoruba-speaking peoples is situated in the eastern half of the Slave Coast, and lies between Badagry, on the west, and the Benin River, on the east.

The extent of sea-board held by them is thus smaller than that occupied either by the Tshi or by the Ewe tribes; but the Yorubas are/5(16). This book is about the aboriginals of West Africa written by A.B.

Ellis who lived and studied there way of life such as thier Religion,Manners,Customs, Laws, Language is there history as well as portion of the West African coast occupied by the Yoruba-speaking peoples is situated in the eastern half of the Slave Coast, and lies between Badagry, on the west, 1/5(1).

The Yoruba-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa: their religion, manners, customs, laws, language, etc: with an appendix containing a comparison of the Tshi, Gã, Ęwe, and Yoruba languages by Ellis, A.

(Alfred Burdon), n   The Yoruba-speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa: Their Religion, Manners, Customs by Alfred Burdon EllisPages: CHAPTER I.

INTRODUCTORY. THE portion of the West African coast occupied by the Yoruba-speaking peoples is situated in the eastern half of the Slave Coast, and lies between Badagry, on the west, and the Benin River, on the Size: KB. CHAPTER L Introductory.

The portion of the West African coast occupied by the Yoruba-speaking peoples is situated in the eastern half of the Slave Coast, and lies between Badagry, on the west, and the Benin River, on the east.

This book is about the aboriginals of West Africa written by A.B. Ellis who lived and studied there way of life such as thier Religion,Manners,Customs, Laws, Language is there history as well as portion of the West African coast occupied by the Yoruba-speaking peoples is situated in the eastern half of the Slave Coast, and lies between Badagry, on the west, Pages:   The Yoruba-Speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa: Their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, Language, etc.

With an Appendix Containing a Comparison of the Tshi, Ga, Ewe, and Yoruba Languages. Ellis, Alfred Burdon. THE portion of the West African coast occupied by the Yoruba-speaking peoples is situated in the eastern half of the Slave Coast, and lies between Badagry, on the west, and the Benin River, on the east.

The extent of sea-board held by them is thus smaller than that. In present day West Africa, the main countries where Yoruba speaking people live are Nigeria, Togo and Benin. These countries are very close together.

Many years ago, before African slavery, the 5/5(1). The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly Nigeria and Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total. The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 16% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Yoruba people speak the Yoruba language, which is Benin: million.

The Yoruba-speaking peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa: their Religion, Manners, Customs, Laws, Language, etc. With an Appendix containing a Comparision of the Tshi, Gã, Eẃe, and Yoruba languagesChapman and Hall, Ltd. Yoruba Speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast of West Africa by A.

Ellis $ Published inthis book about the Yoruba ethnic group includes details on things like the different Gods, proverbs, folk-lore, worship, superstitions and religious ceremonies.5/5.

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He mentions that the Superstition of Shigidi still lingers among the negroes of The Bahamas of Yoruba descent, who talks of being hagged (cursed) and believe that nightmare is caused by.

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