The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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The continuity between the nomadic peoples of East Asia and the North
American Indians is exemplified in the figure of the shaman. On both sides of the
Bering Straits, the medicine-man or medicine-woman is the focus of traditional
Brer Rabbit, a benign trickster of North American folklore, was introduced to that
continent by African slaves. COYOTE + The trickster god of the North
AmeriCOATLICUE – CUCHULAINN CUCHULAINN f A semi-divine hero of old
North AMERICA Barbeau, M. Peaux-Rouges d'Amérique: Leurs moeurs, leurs
colitumes, Montreal, 1965. Burland, C. North American Mythology, London, 1965.
Carpenter, E. Eskimo, Toronto, 1959. Clark, E. L. Indian Legends of Canada, ...
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This gorgeously illustrated book is divided into three sections: essays on the role of myth in major civilizations, including non-European ones; an encyclopedia of gods and goddesses; and a micropedia ... Read full review