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Thematic guide to world mythology

Author: Lorena Laura Stookey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
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All around the world, myths address questions that humans have always posed about their origins, their environments, their ultimate destinies, and the meanings of their lives. This book examines 30 common motifs that thread their way through mythological tales across history and around the globe. The themes are presented in alphabetical order, moving from The Afterlife and Animals in Myth to The Underworld, World  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Mythology
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stookey, Lorena Laura.
Thematic guide to world mythology.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003059528
(OCoLC)52727989
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorena Laura Stookey
ISBN: 0313039372 9780313039379 9780313315053 0313315051
OCLC Number: 56338268
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 244 pages) : illustrations
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: Preface; Introduction; Themes; Glossary; Additional Readings; Index.
Responsibility: Lorena Stookey.
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"[A]chieves its goal of providing an overview of the themes of world mythology....[r]ecommeded to school and public libraries."-Library Journal "This sampling of world myths, written is a simple, Read more...

 
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