Creation Myths Of Primitive America

Creation Myths Of Primitive America

by Karl Kroeber
     
 

The remarkably accurate original translations of Native American myths from one of 19th-century America's foremost linguists.

• Introduction by scholar Karl Kroeber offers new insight into the significance of Curtin's collection for understanding the creation myth system of Native America

• Contains original translations of the system of creation

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Overview

The remarkably accurate original translations of Native American myths from one of 19th-century America's foremost linguists.

• Introduction by scholar Karl Kroeber offers new insight into the significance of Curtin's collection for understanding the creation myth system of Native America

• Contains original translations of the system of creation myths as told to Curtin by members of the Yana and Wintu tribes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576079393
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/05/2002
Series:
Classic Folk and Fairy Tales Series
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Karl Kroeber is a Mellon Professor in the humanities in the Department of English at Columbia University, New York, NY.

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