Selected and ed. by Paul Radin with the collaboration of Elinore Marvel.. Intro. to the tales by Paul Radin.. Sculpture selected with intro. by James Johnson Sweeney.
Native African folktales. Part 1 - The universe and its beginnings. Part 2 - The animal and his world. Part 3 - The realm of man. Part 4 - Man and his fate. African Negro sculpture
'This volume offers a representative collection of native African myths and folktales chosen by the late Paul Radin from the oral tradition of the so-called true Negro tribes of West Africa, the Bantu-speaking tribes of central, east, and South Africa, the "half-hamites" of the Nile headwaters, and the Bushmen and Hottentots of the extreme South and South-West. A glossery of African and other unfamiliar terms in provided. Complementing the tales are over 180 photographs of the sculpture of native Africa.' -- Amazon.com