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Title:Foundation of Yoruba government
Author:Asabia, S.O.
Periodical:Odý: Journal of Yoruba and Related Studies
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subject:traditional polities
Abstract:On the basis of a discussion of some remarkable features of Yoruba culture the author examines the nature and source of the Chief's authority and the scope and limitations of obligations enjoined upon his subjects, in an attempt to construct a brief theoretical analysis of the tr'aditional form of monarchcal government among the Yorubas.