By Stephen Adebanji Akintoye
“A wondrous success, a profound pioneering leap forward, a reminder to New international historians of what ‘proper historical past’ is all approximately – a recount which pulls the complete landed and religious portrait of a humans from its roots up – A background of the Yoruba humans is yet one more superlative paintings of wonderful chronicling and persuasive interpretation by means of a superb student and historiographer of Africa.~ Prof Michael Vickers, writer of Ethnicity and Sub-Nationalism in Nigeria: circulation for a Mid-West Stateand Phantom path: researching historic America.
“This publication is greater than a twenty first century try to (re)present a accomplished heritage of the Yoruba ... transferring the focal point to a broader and extra eclectic account. it's a way more nuanced, evidentially-sensitive, systematic account.” ~ Wale Adebanwi, help. Prof., African American and African reviews, UC Davis, USA.
“Akintoye hyperlinks the Yoruba previous 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 available booklet, with the promise of being ageless, written by means of the one one who has sustained an instructional curiosity during this topic for almost part a century, delivering the treasures of collected wisdom, strong encounters with obtained knowledge, and mature judgement concerning the future.” ~ Toyin Falola, The Frances Higginbotham Nalle Professor in historical past, collage of Texas at Austin, USA.
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A History of the Yoruba People by Stephen Adebanji Akintoye