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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Definitely offers a great look at the Dogon culture. Nevertheless it is an introduction to more serious Dogon thought ogotmemeli found in ‘The Pale Fox’ by the same author. Books by Marcel Griaule. Don’t have an account? Social anthropologist Griaule reports a Dogon world view, cosmogony, and philosophy in elaborate detail. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

Your request to send this conversationss has been completed. Elegantly written in 32 short chapters, it would probably be of interest to sociologists, anthropologists, ethnographers, and students of comparative religion.

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Refresh and try again. This book also encouraged me to travel to West African.

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Conversations with Ogotemmêli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas by Marcel Griaule

You may have already requested this item. English View all editions and formats. Originally published in as Dieu d’Eau, this near-classic offers a unique and first-hand account of the myth, religion, and philosophy of the Dogon. Whether oogotemmeli Dogon folks decided to stop talking to outsiders or Ogotemmeli was a gifted and lone tale-spinner hardly matters to me.

As I understand it, no one’s been able to find Dogon folks who corroborate wth stories Marcel dug up. If you’re interested in what makes a non-mainstream religion tick, this is a place to start.

Jerry Kim Gomez rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Sebbene sia un testo di antropologia bello e buono, a leggerlo appare a volte come un romanzo fantasy. Nov 18, Gustav Larsson rated it it was amazing.

Conversations with Ogotemmêli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas

Please enter the message. We were assigned a little more than half this text for my African Traditions course. Please enter wih e-mail address es.

That bit of callous but true! Publisher Synopsis “Thoroughly recommended as one of the most important studies of West African traditional religion.


Jul 24, Ian rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 07, Deanie rated it it was amazing. 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. Griaule is his humble or so we hope! Paperbackpages. Dane Visz rated it it was amazing Nov 12, This work is a good introduction to their religious thought and ideas. Qith 05, Nikki rated it liked it Shelves: Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

The E-mail Address es field is required. Being twins and all, I couldn’t help but imagine the Conversationx as Nukie and Miko the whole time I was reading.

WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. A truly beautiful book, filled with intricate stories about for example the complex nature of sexual relations, Life, and Birth. This book has influenced me in so many ways but most importantly, it encouraged me to have an open mind. Trivia About Conversations wit

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