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South American mythology

Author: Harold Osborne
Publisher: New York : Peter Bedrick Books, 1986 ©1983
Series: Library of the world's myths and legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New revised editionView all editions and formats
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Examines the mythology and religion of the Indians of South America, including the Inca.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Osborne
ISBN: 0872260437 9780872260436
OCLC Number: 12945692
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction. The peoples of South America ; Marginal tribes ; Tropical forest peoples ; Southern Andean tribes ; Central Andean tribes ; Central Andean civilisations ; Sources for mythology ; Myth, legend and folklore --
The divine origin of the Inca. The children of the Sun ; The shining mantle ; The Island of Titicaca ; What the Indians report of their beginnings ; The origin of nations and cults --
Mythology of the Collao. Tiahuanaco ; The accounts of the Spanish Chronicles ; Origin myths of the Collao ; Creation myths of the Collao ; Cosmological myths ; Achachilas ; Good and evil spirits ; High gods ; The human soul ; Thunupa ; Magic cities ; Coca --
Myths and legends of the coast. High gods ; The invasion of giants ; Myths of Huarochiri ; Deluge myths of the coast ; A creation myth from the coast --
Marginal, forest and southern Andean peoples. The Chibcha ; The Araucanians ; The peoples of the far south ; Brazil ; The Tupari ; The Chaco tribes --
Some riddles of South American myth. Jaguar cults ; Mythology and cult of the dead ; The Amazons ; El Dorado.
Series Title: Library of the world's myths and legends.
Responsibility: Harold Osborne.

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Examines the mythology and religion of the Indians of South America, including the Inca.

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