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Yoruba warfare in the nineteenth century

by J. F. Ade Ajayi

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Published by University Press, in association with the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Yoruba (African people) -- History,
    • Nigeria -- History -- To 1851,
    • Nigeria -- History -- 1851-1899

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 159-163.

      Statementby J. F. Ade Ajayi and Robert Smith.
      ContributionsSmith, Robert Sydney., Ibadan, Nigeria. University. Institute of African Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT513 .A48 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4467370M
      ISBN 100521040124
      LC Control Number79149437

      Yoruba warfare in the nineteenth century / by J.F. Ade Ajayi and Robert Smith. DT A48 Revolution and power politics in Yorubaland, Ibadan expansion and the rise of Ekitiparapo / [by] S.A. Akintoye.   42 For an historical reconstruction see Ajayi, J. F. A. and Smith, R. S., Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, ) and Toyin Falọla and Oguntomisin, Dare, The Military in Nineteenth Century Yoruba Politics (Ile-Ifẹ, ).Cited by: 8.

      Some of the emerging Yoruba states started as war camps during the period of chaos in which Oyo broke up and the Muslim revolutionaries who were allied to the caliphate conquered northern Yorubaland. Ibadan, which became the largest city in black Africa during the nineteenth century, owed its growth to the role it played in the Oyo civil wars. of the Yoruba, which became more accessible in the nineteenth century with the more permanent arrival of the Europeans, tell of heavy Jihad raids by the mounted Fulani warriors of the north as well as of endemic intercity warfare amongst the Yoruba themselves. Archaeological evidence of the greatness of.

      9. Jihad: Islam and violence in the 19 th century Old states, new wars in the nineteenth century. Method of assessment. Essay of 3, words worth 80% of the final mark, Reaction paper/book review of 1, words worth 20% of the final mark. Suggested reading. He wrote and co-wrote several books including Milestones in Nigerian History, A Thousand Years of West African History written with Ian Espie, Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century written with R. S. Smith, Christian Missions in Nigeria 3/5(1).


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Yoruba warfare in the nineteenth century by J. Ade Ajayi,University Press edition, in EnglishPages: This book will be of concern to scholars interested in the ethnohistory of West Africa and to ethnologists interested in the anthropology of war.

Title: General And Ethnology: Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century. Ade Ajayi and Robert Smith Created Date:Author: Keith F.

Otterbein. Buy Yoruba warfare in the nineteenth century 2nd Edition by Ajayi, J. Ade (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: J. Ade Ajayi. He is author of many works, including Warfare and Diplomacy in Pre-colonial West Africa and The Lagos Consulate, and is co-author with Professor J.F.A.

Ajayi of Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth s: 1.‘ The prelude to the Yoruba civil wars of the nineteenth century ’, Odu I, no. 2 (), The sword is also known as Ida ajase (‘sword of victory’) or ida Ajasa, Ajasa being an alternative name for Oranyan.

Mr Denis Williams has described to the writer a ceremonial sword preserved at Orin in Ekiti which is apparently of ancient. Jacob Festus Adeniyi Ajayi, commonly known as J. Ade Ajayi was a Nigerian historian and a member of the Ibadan school, a group of scholars interested in introducing African perspectives to African history and focusing on the internal historical forces that shaped African lives/5.

The Yoruba Revolutionary Wars, otherwise known as the Yoruba Civil Wars (Circa - ), were a series of conflicts that engulfed the Yoruba speaking areas of West Africa in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Robin Law summarizes the causes of the wars as the disintegration of the old Oyo empire after the death of Alaafin Abiodun in and a resurgence of long. He is author of many works, including Warfare and Diplomacy in Pre-colonial West Africa and The Lagos Consulate, and is co-author with Professor J.F.A.

Ajayi of Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth : University of Wisconsin Press. excursion into Yoruba religious history of the nineteenth century.

Peel is a well-established scholar of Yoruba culture and society, and his previous works continue to influence African studies today. The current book focuses on Yoruba religion's encounter with missionaries during the year-long mutual engagement of the two religious cultures.

I read one of Professor Ade Ajayi’s book “Yoruba Warfare in the Nineteenth century” where he insisted that during the indirect rule era, it was necessary for the imperialists to give a unique name to the entire towns and people who spoke Yoruba. The book teems with ideas about big and compelling matters of very wide interest." —T.

McCaskie In this magisterial book, J. Peel contends that it is through their encounter with Christian missions in the midth century that the Yoruba came to know themselves as a distinctive people. "Yoruba warfare of the Nineteenth Century" is a well written book, which presents many aspects to war besides the casualties and heroes; it shows the interests of the entire society from a historical perspective.

This perspective truly puts this book on another level from other books which try to depict a book based on a period filled with warfare. Whilst there is existing literature on Yorubaland in the nineteenth century, it has not taken a global, comprehensive look at the causes, course and consequences of the wars.

Nor has it considered the changes - peaceful or cataclysmic - after one hundred years of peace. With a view to filling this gap, a centenary conference of the Kirji/Ekiti Parapo Peace Treaty was held. Oyo Empire. Ife was surpassed by the Oyo Empire as the dominant Yoruba military and political power between and AD.

The nearby Benin Empire was also a powerful force between and Oyo developed in the 17th century and become one of the largest Yoruba kingdoms, while Ile-Ife remained as a religiously significant rival to its power at the site of the .1J. F.

Ade Ajayi and Robert S. Smith, roruba Warfare in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, i) (hereafter roruba Warfare). This book consists of two separate studies: Part 2, by Ajayi, is called 'The Ijaye War, ii', pp.

I 2 Robert Smith's study (Part I of roruba Warfare) covered a longer period, and dealt with the begin.Writing. Yoruba did not have a common written form before the nineteenth century. Many of the early contributions to Yoruba writing and formal study were made by English-educated Anglican priests.

The first Yoruba grammar was published in by Bishop Samuel Ajayi was of Yoruba origin himself.