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African myths and beliefs

Author: Tony Allan; Fergus Fleming; Charles Phillips
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., 2012.
Series: World mythologies
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Examines the myths and beliefs of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Allan; Fergus Fleming; Charles Phillips
ISBN: 9781448859894 1448859891
OCLC Number: 751922158
Description: 144 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 27 cm.
Contents: Cradle of humankind : Africa and its peoples ; Picture essay: Ancient palaces of the kings --
Wonders of creation : Oldest tales of the San ; The separation of heaven and earth ; Making the earth ; Ancestors of humankind ; The duality of twinship ; The origin of cattle ; Life's staples of food and fire ; Ancient serpent beings ; Picute essay: Scars of ancestry --
An ordered world : The coming of death ; Living in terror of witches ; Seeking sanctuary from shapeshifters ; The diviner's secret arts ; Brotherhoods of the initiates ; The roles of men and women ; Learning lessons from the animals ; Picture essay: Death's rich ritual --
Heroes and tricksters : The epic songs of the bards ; Wonderful children ; Lonkundo the hunter ; Son of death ; The blacksmith culture heroes ; Anarchic first man ; Unwitting agents of order ; Keen wits of Ananse ; Hlakanyana the Zulu trickster ; Legba the lecher god ; The outwitting of the mischief-maker ; Dark spirits of the forest fastnesses ; Picture essay: The mystique of masks --
Kingdoms and empires : The kings who came from the sky ; The vanishing city ; The lion of Manding ; The Queen of Sheba's son ; The wise and peaceful king ; A hero betrayed --
The African legacy.
Series Title: World mythologies
Responsibility: Tony Allan, Fergus Fleming, and Charles Phillips.

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Examines the myths and beliefs of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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