Drunken King, Or, the Origin of the State (African Systems of Thought) (Hardcover)

By Luc de Heusch, Roy Willis (Translator)

Indiana University Press, 9780253318329, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 22, 1982

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... de Heusch has achieved a significant advance over L vi-Strauss's formulations.... A] landmark contribution to anthropological theory, historical methodology, structural analysis, and African studies." --Choice

A major work that modifies and extends L vi-Straussian myth analysis in profound and exciting ways. Roy Willis's masterful translation makes technical terms accessible to the general reader.