African Genesis: Folk Tales and Myths of Africa

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1999 - Social Science - 236 pages
These entertaining tales reflect the geographic and cultural backgrounds of their storytellers. Ranging from Kabyl creation legends of the Berbers to ballads of the southern Sahara, the narrations are enhanced by illustrations adapted from prehistoric rock paintings and portraits of 20th-century Africans. A must-have for readers of African culture 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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