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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Central and Eastern Europe INTRODUCTION WITH THE NOTABLE exception of
the Romanians, Hungarians and Albanians, the peoples of Central and Eastern
Europe are predominantly of the Slav family, which established an ethnic identity
In central Australia, people such as the Walbiri and Pintupi have become
renowned for the iconographic designs they paint on various surfaces - for
example, the human body, sand, sacred artefacts such as shields and bull-
roarers, and more ...
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