Synopses & Reviews
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.
"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