Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1957. HRAF ms: 183 p.
[original: xii, 122 p.]: maps
Monserrat Palau Martí
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 2000. Computer File
Culture summary (105);
This is an “African Ethnological Monograph” published
under the auspices of the International African Institute in 1957. This
monograph compilation is mainly based on the findings of the Dakar-Djibouti
Expedition to study the Dogon culture in depth (1931-33). It also involves a
wide literature search. This is a general survey with chapters on the
environment, nomenclature, physical anthropology, demography, history, language,
economy social life, religious and intellectual life, and external influences,
and supplies a clear description of the state studies on Dogon culture as a
guidance for future research. It also provides an excellent annotated
Document ID: fa16-001
Component part(s), monograph
English translation from French
Translation of: Les Dogon. The original French
text is not included.
Includes bibliographical references (p.
Translated for the HRAF files by Frieda
Schütze. Not translated for the Files: the index of authors and the
alphabetical subject index.
Cheng-ruey Ma ; 1970
Dogons (African people)