African myths of origin

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Gathering a range of traditional African myths, this collection offers tales of heroes battling mighty serpents and monstrous birds, brutal family conflict and vengeance, and desperate migrations across vast and alien lands. All the narratives found here concern origins - whether of the universe, peoples or families.
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Grouped Work ID 85722ed3-d959-0e5c-8f76-c6355801992c
Grouping Title african myths of origin
Grouping Author belcher stephen paterson
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display_description Spanning centuries and the entire continent of Africa, a panoramic collection of traditional African myths, fables, and folklore captures the rich and diverse cultures of Africa, from ancient Egypt and Ethiopia to the desert Sahara and sub-Saharan region, in tales of great heroes, monsters, migration, and world creation.
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subject_facet Tales -- Africa
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