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Encyclopedia of giants and humanoids in myth, legend and folklore

Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Every culture has in its folklore and mythology beings of immense size and strength, as well as other preternatural humanoids great or small who walk among us, serving the divine or fulfilling their own agendas. This book catalogs the lore and legends of more than 1,000 different humanoid species and individual beings, including the Titans, Valkyries, Jotnar, yokai, biblical giants, elves, ogres, trolls and many  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Bane
ISBN: 9781476663517 1476663513
OCLC Number: 918874339
Description: vii, 203 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
The Encyclopedia --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Theresa Bane.

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