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Author: Saburi O Biobaku
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Sources of Yoruba history; (Oxford studies in African affairs) by Saburi O Biobaku

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Volume 38 Issue 1. S. O. Biobaku (e. : English Français. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Recommend this journal.

Oxford Studies in African Affairs. xi, 268 p. 4 plates BiobakuS. (e. : Sources of Yoruba history. Oxford Studies in African Affairs. 4 plates. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973. Volume 38 Issue 1 - David Birmingham. Article in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 38(01) · February 1975 with 13 Reads. Cite this publication.

Saburi Oladeni Biobaku, Nigerian historian, educator. Fellow: West African Association Surgeons, History Society Nigeria (president 1968-1971), Nigerian Institute Man; member: Association African University (executive board 1967-1972). Author: The Origin of the Yoruba, 1955, The Egba and Their Neighbours, 1957, African Studies in an African University, 1963, Sources of Yoruba History, 1972, Living Cultures of Nigeria, 1977.

Saburi Oladeni Biobaku (1918–2001) was a Nigerian scholar, historian and politician who was among a set of Yoruba historians who followed the pioneering effort of Samuel Johnson in setting the foundations of Yoruba historiography and creating reference notes of indigenous African historical literature. He was a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos and served as a pro-chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University.

On sources of African history, see pp. 636–650. Contains essential reference materials for public and institutional libraries. The leading journal of African Studies in the United States. Publishes on all areas and aspects of African studies. Preceded by African Studies Bulletin (1958–1969). Cahiers d’Études Africaines.

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c) Oxford University Press USA, 2019. Despite the challenges of analysis and interpretation posed by this base of sources, early African history has a depth and breadth akin to the histories made from the written sources in archives.

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