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Sex and the Empire That is no More

Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion

by J. Lorand Matory

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Published by Berghahn Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Nigeria,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sex role,
  • Yoruba (African people)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8732338M
    ISBN 101571813071
    ISBN 109781571813077


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