There are not many people who know a lot about African countries today, and there are far less who are aware of the immense mythology that exists on this ancient continent. A Dictionary of African Mythology changes this. In paperback form and being not that long, this edition serves as a handy reference tool, with a thorough index, for anyone writing papers on this subject. But it also serves as a most interesting book about a giant continent whose mythology is not really known about. In an easy-to-read dictionary form, you can either start at the beginning, or flip to a random page. Whatever you choose to do, it will ultimately open new worlds to, and tales of countries you were never even sure existed before.
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Originally published on November 25th, 2002.
Originally published in the Long Beach Union.