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The Origin of life and death : African creation myths

Author: Ulli Beier
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1966
Series: African writers series, 23.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of creation myths from West, East, Central and North Africa.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulli Beier
ISBN: 0435900234 9780435900236
OCLC Number: 11121690
Description: x, 65 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: How the world was created from a drop of milk --
Death and the Creator --
How God withdrew from the world --
How Moon fathered the world --
The revolt against God --
The woman who tried to change her fate --
The word --
The origin of cripples --
Why the sky is far away --
Morning and evening --
The origin of fishes --
The toad --
The chameleon and the lizard --
Tortoises, men and stones --
The disobedience of man --
The plant of life --
The forbidden fruit --
The pitcher and the basket.
Series Title: African writers series, 23.
Responsibility: edited by Ulli Beier.

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