Vessels of Power: the Dialectical Symbolism of Power in Yoruba Religion and Polity - Part Two


Part Two of Master's thesis in Anthropology at the University of Chicago, award the Roy D. Albert Prize for Excellence in the Study of Anthropology. Concerns the history of vessels and metaphors of containment and "mounting" in the delegation of sacred and political power in Yorubaland.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Matory, JL

Published Date

  • 1986