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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Dinka cosmology
Author:Deng, Francis MadingISNI
Year:1980
Pages:348
Language:English
City of publisher:London
Publisher:Ithaca
ISBN:0903729296
Geographic term:Sudan
Subjects:cosmology
Dinka
Abstract:The primary purpose of the book is to present the Dinka's own view of their heritage and contemporary situation. It is based on material collected from 11 interview situations involving 16 chiefs and elders from nearly all major subgroups of the Dinka. Introduction - In harmony with tradition - God and the mysteries of experience - The vexations of hard times - The art of survival - The coils of disaster - Channels of communication - the aberrations of change - Between tradition and modernity - On the bridge of transition - Visions of bitterness - Visions of concilisation - Conclusion.
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