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2018, African expressive cultures, ISBN 0253031443, xiii, 198 pages
In West Africa, especially among Yoruba people, masquerades have the power to kill enemies, appoint kings, and grant fertility. John Thabiti Willis takes a... 
Rites and ceremonies | Masks, Yoruba | Egúngún (Cult) | Masquerades | Yoruba (African people) | Gelede (Yoruba rite) | Otta (Nigeria) History | History | Politics and government
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History in Africa, ISSN 0361-5413, 2017, Volume 44, pp. 63 - 100
This study juxtaposes the observations and interpretations of a twenty-first-century ethnographer with those of nineteenth-century Christian missionaries to... 
Rites and ceremonies | Yoruba (African people) | Nigeria | Social life and customs | Masks | Women | Ethnography | Cultural values | Religious missions | Religion | Yoruba | Research | Gender | Precolonial history | Missionaries | Interpersonal relationships | African culture | Cultural identity | Self concept | 19th century | Evangelicalism | Power
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African Arts, ISSN 0001-9933, 09/2019, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp. 16 - 27
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Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, ISSN 0975-2935, 2010, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 44 - 49
The Yoruba mask is a piece of sculpture that is both artistic and functional. The carved work fulfils one or more of several functions—sacred or profane,... 
Soyinka | Yoruba | Sculpture | Symbolism | Masks | Soyinka, Wole | folk art | 1900-1999 | English language literature | drama | masks (costume) | symbolism | Nigerian literature | spirit possession dance | folk sculpture | material culture | Nigeria | sculpture | masks
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African Arts, ISSN 0001-9933, 12/2008, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp. 26 - 31
This paper discusses the changing status of a Yoruba ancestor cult in the region of Abomey (southern Benin), what the evolution of this cult says about... 
Slavery | Nostalgia | Funerals | Altars | Subjection | Regional identity | Slaves | ART | cults | nostalgia | Benin | folk belief systems | ethnic identity | Abomey | authenticity | Yoruba | religion | Sociology and Anthropology | Social evolution | Usage | Cultural studies | Research | Yoruba (African people) | Social aspects | Masks | Cults | Religion | International trade | Society | Gbe languages
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African Identities, ISSN 1472-5843, 11/2013, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp. 395 - 406
Ethnic societies typically assign some degree of indigenousness or cultural originality to their arts, performances and other artefacts of their culture. This... 
Yoruba | Arugba | The Figurine | indigenous African drama | Alarinjo | mask idiom | Sociology and Anthropology | Performing Arts | Arts
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African Arts, ISSN 0001-9933, 03/2017, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp. 60 - 79
Roberts reviews The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts, an exhibition of the works of several artists at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art... 
Textile crafts | Exhibitions | Visual perception in art | Sculpture, African | Africa | YORUBA ART | MASKS | ART | folk art | Los Angeles County Museum of Art | 2017 | folk sculpture | material culture | exhibit | Sub-Saharan Africa
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Dissertation (PhD)--University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 2005. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 308-315). Also available via the World Wide Web. 
Art, Yoruba Yoruba (African people) Yoruba (African people) Spirituality in art. Religion in art. Ancestor worship Masks, Yoruba
Dissertation
2008, ISBN 9781412936361, Volume 1, 2
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African Arts, ISSN 0001-9933, 12/2008, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp. 74 - 81
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03/2019, Volume 60, Issue 1
[...]the forms and practices associated with each masquerade were subject to historical change, and the emergence of novel Gelede and Egungun masks at... 
Women | Ethnicity | African history | Interpersonal relationships | Nonfiction | Yoruba | Politics | Gender | 19th century | Masks | Power
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