African Genesis: Folk Tales and Myths of Africa

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Courier Dover Publications, 1999 - History - 236 pages
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Recorded in the early 20th century by an eminent anthropologist, these entertaining tales reflect the geographic and cultural backgrounds of their narrators. They range from Kabyl creation legends of the Berbers to ballads of the southern Sahara and the humorously exaggerated Improbable Tales from Sudan. Enhanced by illustrations adapted from prehistoric rock paintings, and by portraits of 20th-century Africans, this volume is of immense value to students of African culture as well as readers of folklore and mythology.
  

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Noted anthropologist Frobenius published this collection of African folk tales and legends in 1937, a year before his death. The text here is buttressed with maps and illustrations. Though the book is not out of print, this is currently the most affordable edition available. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
13
Section 2
21
Section 3
25
Section 4
37
Section 5
77
Section 6
137
Section 7
153
Section 8
161
Section 9
173
Section 10
217
Section 11
225
Section 12
233

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Susan Fox, a licensed pediatric neurodevelopmental therapist, is director of the Pediatric Therapy Clinic in Seattle. Her guide for fathers of babies in their first year, Rookie Dad, is available from Pocket Books. Fox teaches workshops on child development at Microsoft, and trains early childhood educators, therapists, nurses, and physicians.

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