Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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The South China belt forms a second zone, with a stable, mild and humid climate,
and with alluvium from the Yangtse River that permitted a vegetative propagation
culture of all-year growing ( seasons. It is characterised as an aquatic ...
By 5000 BCE in Trinidad, the first humans had arrived from the tropical
rainforests and savannahs of mainland South America. They were hunters and
gatherers and quickly adapted to island life, moving north in sea-going canoes to
Central and South America INTRODUCTION THE FIRST HUMANS made their
way to the Americas between 30,000 and 20,000 years ago across a land bridge
which connected Siberia and Alaska. By 15,000 years ago humans were living in
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review