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Intoxication in mythology : a worldwide dictionary of gods, rites, intoxicants and places

Author: Ernest L Abel
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Acan, the Mayan god of intoxicating drinks, to Zagreus, the first incantation of Greek Dionysus, this encyclopedia encompasses intoxicant-related stories from world mythology that explain the origins of a particular intoxicant or how that intoxicant was involved in creating a particular culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Abel, Ernest L., 1943-
Intoxication in mythology.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006
(DLC) 2006026548
(OCoLC)71146201
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest L Abel
ISBN: 9781476606378 1476606374
OCLC Number: 608023436
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 212 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; The Dictionary; Appendix 1: Subject Categories; Appendix 2: Geography of Mythologies; References; Index.
Responsibility: Ernest L. Abel.

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