Conversations with Ogotemm Li

Conversations with Ogotemm Li : An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 12mm | 358.34g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0195198212
  • 9780195198218
  • 969,248

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Originally published in 1948 as Dieu d'Eau, this near-classic offers a unique and first-hand account of the myth, religion, and philosophy of the Dogan, A Sudanese people.show more

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"Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion."--Geoffrey Parrinder, West Africa"Will prove of interest and enlightenment to those still inclined to underestimate African subtlety and sophistication."--Times Literary Supplement"Dogon religion (Sudan) is seen through the eyes of...an elder of exceptional intellectual attainments.... It is good to have this material now in English."--Anthropological Forum "Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion."--Geoffrey Parrinder, West Africa"Will prove of interest and enlightenment to those still inclined to underestimate African subtlety and sophistication."--Times Literary Supplement"Dogon religion (Sudan) is seen through the eyes of...an elder of exceptional intellectual attainments.... It is good to have this material now in English."--Anthropological Forum "Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion."--Geoffrey Parrinder, West Africa "Will prove of interest and enlightenment to those still inclined to underestimate African subtlety and sophistication."--Times Literary Supplement "Dogon religion (Sudan) is seen through the eyes of...an elder of exceptional intellectual attainments.... It is good to have this material now in English."--Anthropological Forum "Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion."--Geoffrey Parrinder, West Africa "Will prove of interest and enlightenment to those still inclined to underestimate African subtlety and sophistication."--Times Literary Supplement "Dogon religion (Sudan) is seen through the eyes of...an elder of exceptional intellectual attainments.... It is good to have this material now in English."--Anthropological Forum "Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion."--Geoffrey Parrinder, West Africa"Will prove of interest and enlightenment to those still inclined to underestimate African subtlety and sophistication."--Times Literary Supplement"Dogon religion (Sudan) is seen through the eyes of...an elder of exceptional intellectual attainments.... It is good to have this material now in English."--Anthropological Forumshow more

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