Sex and the Empire That Is No More: Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion

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"Matory's ethnography commands serious respect. His centralthesis concerning the gendering of power relations in the Oyo Empire, and its continuing expression in the cult of Sango, is brilliant and original. The symbolic analysis of contemporary initiation to the Sango cult ... shows real virtuosity ... [Also] of great value is his account of the state of religious heterogeneity in Oyo North. This book should make a significant mark outside the field of Yoruba studies, in the anthropology of gender at large." - J.D.Y. Peel, ...

Sex and the Empire That Is No More: Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion 2005, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781571813077

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Sex and the Empire That is No More: Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion 2000, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816622276

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Sex and the Empire That is No More: Gender and the Politics of Metaphor in Oyo Yoruba Religion 1994, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816622269

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