Additional Resources for Sundiata by Djeli Mamoudou Kouyate

Djeli Mamoudou Kouyate
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Biebuyck, Daniel P "Heroic Songs of the Mande Hunters," in African Folklore, edited by Richard M Dorson, Doubleday, 1972, pp. 275-93

Biebuyck explores Sundiata and other African epics in detail.

Camara Laye, The Guardian of the Word-Kouma Lafolo Kouma, translated by James Kirkup, Aventura, 1984,223 p

Examination of African oral traditions, forcusmg on the role of the gnot in Mandigo culture.

Imperato, Pascal James. Historical Dictionary of Mali, Scarecrow Press, 1996, 362 p.

Many of the characters in Sundiata are included as entries in this dictionary. Imperato's chronology of Mali shows the political and social changes that have taken place in Mali from its early history The Introduction supplies information about present-day Mali, including data about resources, economy, and politics.

Mali- A Search for Direction, Westview Press, 1989,170 p.

Imperato takes particular interest in the political climate of present-day Mali and its relationship with its neighbors and the global community, including...

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