African Mythology

African Mythology

by Linda Jacobs Jacobs Altman, William Sauts Bock
     
 

Long before they were written down, African myths were kept alive by a strong oral tradition. Today, these stories provide a rich understanding of the cultures that created these fascinating tales. In African Mythology, author Linda Jacobs Altman weaves together traditional tales from seven different cultural groups, including those of Nigeria, Tanzania, Sierra Leone,… See more details below

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Overview

Long before they were written down, African myths were kept alive by a strong oral tradition. Today, these stories provide a rich understanding of the cultures that created these fascinating tales. In African Mythology, author Linda Jacobs Altman weaves together traditional tales from seven different cultural groups, including those of Nigeria, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, the Kalahari, and Ghana. She focuses on the distinctions, as well as the similarities, among their lifestyles and legacies. Wonderful illustrations and question-and-answer sections are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766021259
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Series:
Mythology Ser.
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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