By Stephen Adebanji Akintoye
“A wondrous fulfillment, a profound pioneering leap forward, a reminder to New international historians of what ‘proper historical past’ is all approximately – a recount which pulls the total landed and non secular portrait of a humans from its roots up – A heritage of the Yoruba humans is one more superlative paintings of outstanding chronicling and persuasive interpretation via a good pupil and historiographer of Africa.~ Prof Michael Vickers, writer of Ethnicity and Sub-Nationalism in Nigeria: stream for a Mid-West Stateand Phantom path: gaining knowledge of historic America.
“This booklet is greater than a twenty first century try to (re)present a entire heritage of the Yoruba ... transferring the point of interest to a broader and extra eclectic account. it's a way more nuanced, evidentially-sensitive, systematic account.” ~ Wale Adebanwi, support. Prof., African American and African reports, UC Davis, USA.
“Akintoye hyperlinks the Yoruba prior with the current, broadening and transcending Samuel Johnson in scope and time, and reviving either the eagerness and time table which are over a century previous, to bare the lengthy background and definable identification of a humans and an ethnicity...Here is an obtainable booklet, with the promise of being ageless, written via the one one who has sustained an instructional curiosity during this topic for almost part a century, offering the treasures of amassed wisdom, strong encounters with got knowledge, and mature judgement in regards to the future.” ~ Toyin Falola, The Frances Higginbotham Nalle Professor in heritage, college of Texas at Austin, USA.
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A History of the Yoruba People by Stephen Adebanji Akintoye