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Conversations with Ogotemmêli. An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas. Marcel Griaule Introduction by Germaine Dieterlen. Publication Date – November . Conversations with Ogotemmeli by Marcel Griaule, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Conversations with Ogotemmêli: an introduction to Dogon religious ideas. Front Cover. Marcel Griaule. Published for the International African Institute by the.

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Nevertheless it is an introduction to more serious Dogon thought as found in ‘The Pale Fox’ by the same author. Sara Johansson rated it really liked it Jul 21, Find more information about: Jul 13, Kevin rated it it was amazing Shelves: WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

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Elegantly written in 32 short chapters, it would probably be of interest to sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, and students of comparative religion. Aug 01, Matt Brant added it. A Must Read, Belva.

Where I spent two weeks with the Dogon nation studied the stars and the astronomers taught and two week course about the Sirius B constellation. Jerry Kim Gomez rated it it was amazing Apr 13, As I understand it, no one’s been able to find Dogon folks who corroborate the stories Marcel dug up. Hal Johnson rated it really liked it Sep 11, Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Fascinating description of the culture and symbol systems of the Dogon of Mali.


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English View all editions and formats. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. This was a really interesting, kind of written like an ethnography. Victor rated it really liked it Mar 14, It is quite a difficult book to understand as many of the ideas and symbols are so foreign to a western mindset. Social anthropologist Griaule reports a Dogon world view, cosmogony, and philosophy in elaborate detail.

Citations are based on reference standards. English View all editions and formats Rating: Griaule is his humble or so we hope! Account Options Sign in. For all who study astronomy this book is for you We were assigned a little more than half this text for my African Traditions course.

Definitely offers a great look at the Dogon culture. Dane Visz rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Please select Ok ogotemmell you would like to proceed with this request anyway. It is good to have this material now in English. Ancient cities rise again forever, descending spiralwise from dogstar gulfs listen as the old man mumbles blood prayers in the night — frail sabbath of our eternity.

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Your rating has been recorded. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. A fascinating introduction to an ancient traditional society and its patterns of thought.

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