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The Heroic Age Of The Ohafia Igbo: Its Evolution And Socio-Cultural Consequences, Chukwuma Azuonye May 1990

The Heroic Age Of The Ohafia Igbo: Its Evolution And Socio-Cultural Consequences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


The Heroic Age Of The Ohafia Igbo: Its Evolution And Socio-Cultural Consequences, Chukwuma Azuonye May 1990

The Heroic Age Of The Ohafia Igbo: Its Evolution And Socio-Cultural Consequences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye Jan 1990

Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Africana Studies Faculty Publication Series

The names discussed in the present paper come from the nominal roll of “212 Africans, all Ibos, who constituted the clandestine freight of Amelié, a slave-ship commissioned at Saint-Pierre, Martinique, and captured by the royal corvettee, Sapho, on February 8, 1822, in the Caribbean Sea.” The list was forwarded to me as far back as 1985 through Abiola Irele (then of the University of Ibadan), at the instance of the great Martinique cultural nationalist poet, Aimé Cesaire (1913–2008), by Mme Thesée, a French scholar who was then completing a study of the secret passage of this particular group of ...


The Indigenous Land Tenure And Nationalization Of Land In Nigeria, P Ehi Oshio Jan 1990

The Indigenous Land Tenure And Nationalization Of Land In Nigeria, P Ehi Oshio

Boston College Third World Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Voices From Twentieth-Century Africa: Griots And Towncriers By Chinweizu, Pamela Jo Thompson Jan 1990

Voices From Twentieth-Century Africa: Griots And Towncriers By Chinweizu, Pamela Jo Thompson

Foreign Languages and Literature Faculty Publications

Voices from Twentieth-Century Africa, a comprehensive, one-volume introduction to African literature, is a spinoff of Chinweizu's (et alia) previous work, Toward the Decolonization of African Literature (1983; see WLT 58:2, p. 313), and a forerunner to the "anthology of 5000 years of Pan-african Literature promised therein.


Chinweizu, Ed., Voices From Twentieth Century Africa, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith Jan 1990

Chinweizu, Ed., Voices From Twentieth Century Africa, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith

Goodrich Scholarship Faculty Publications

Voices from Twentieth-Century Africa, a comprehensive, one-volume introduction to African literature, is a spinoff of Chinweizu's (et alia) previous work, Toward the Decolonization of African Liternature (1983; see WLT 58:2, p.313), and a forerunner to the "anthology of 5000 years of Pan-african Literature" promised therein.


The Performances Of Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

The Performances Of Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

The names discussed in the present paper come from the nominal roll of “212 Africans, all Ibos, who constituted the clandestine freight of Amelié, a slave-ship commissioned at Saint-Pierre, Martinique, and captured by the royal corvettee, Sapho, on February 8, 1822, in the Caribbean Sea." The list was forwarded to me as far back as 1985 through Abiola Irele (then of the University of Ibadan), at the instance of the great Martinique cultural nationalist poet, Aimé Cesaire (1913–2008), by Mme Thesée, a French scholar who was then completing a study of the secret passage of this particular group of ...


Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


The Romantic Epics Of The Anambra Igbo, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

The Romantic Epics Of The Anambra Igbo, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

The names discussed in the present paper come from the nominal roll of “212 Africans, all Ibos, who constituted the clandestine freight of Amelié, a slave-ship commissioned at Saint-Pierre, Martinique, and captured by the royal corvettee, Sapho, on February 8, 1822, in the Caribbean Sea.” The list was forwarded to me as far back as 1985 through Abiola Irele (then of the University of Ibadan), at the instance of the great Martinique cultural nationalist poet, Aimé Cesaire (1913–2008), by Mme Thesée, a French scholar who was then completing a study of the secret passage of this particular group of ...


Alien Or Accepted? African Perspectives On The Western 'Other' In 15th And 16th Century Art, Kathy Curnow Dec 1989

Alien Or Accepted? African Perspectives On The Western 'Other' In 15th And 16th Century Art, Kathy Curnow

Kathy Curnow

The visual record of Africa's interaction with the West is proving to be a rich source of information concerning the changing natures of ethnographic perception. Post-contact imagery reflects shifting attitudes shaped by political, economic and historical events and trends. Examination of an individual artist's treatment of "the other" and his departure from or conformation with prevailing cultural attitudes can reveal a range of responses and interpretations of the outsider as enemy, a part of daily life, or a being with religious or prestige associations. This article compares ivory carvers' attitudes towards late 15th/early 16th-century Portuguese travelers to ...


Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales (Chapter 2), Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales (Chapter 2), Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

A study of the art and performance of an Ohafia Igbo singer of oral epic songs, Kaalu Igirigiri of Okon, in the light of four aesthetic principles (functionality, authenticity, variety and clarity) voiced by listeners at performances and articulated by means of specialized critical vocabulary by connoisseurs, critics, other singers and Kaalu Igirigiri himself. The essay demonstrates the preeminence of oral literary criticism in the the elucidation of the form, meaning and significance of oral traditional art.