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The Facts on File encyclopedia of world mythology and legend

Author: Anthony S Mercatante; James R Dow
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2009.
Series: Facts on File library of religion and mythology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an extensive survey of myths, legends, and folklore. Explores the folkways and beliefs of ancient, medieval, and modern cultures from around the world.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony S Mercatante; James R Dow
ISBN: 9780816073115 0816073112
OCLC Number: 184982566
Description: 2 volumes (xv, 1241 pages) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface to the third edition --
Users' guide --
Introduction --
The encyclopedia of world mythology and legend --
Annotated bibliography --
Web resources --
List of entries categorized by culture and ethnicity --
General index.
Series Title: Facts on File library of religion and mythology.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of world mythology and legend
World mythology and legend
Responsibility: Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow.

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Presents a survey of myths, legends, and folklore from around the world. This title features entries that include important scholarly terms, figures important in folklore and mythology, the  Read more...
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