“One of the most important statements of the ‘inside view’ of an African religous system ever made . . . unique in its richness and depth.” —Victor Turner
“Zulu Thought-Patterns is a monumental research piece whose writing is admirably clear, and its documentation praiseworthy.” —Africa Today
“ . . . unique and important . . . ” — International Journal of African Historical Studies
This ethnographic classic describes and analyzes the ritual cycle celebrated by Zulu kinship groups as understood and interpreted by the Zulu themselves.