Dictionary of Native American Mythology

Dictionary of Native American Mythology

by Sam D. Gill, Irene F. Sullivan
     
 

Dictionary of Native American Mythology includes over 1,000 colorful, sometimes earthy, and always intriguing entries. Using the carefully chosen cross references, readers can quickly access the meanings of hundreds of elements of lore—from names, phrases, and symbols to images, motifs, and themes.

Ten territory maps, which pinpoint exact locations

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Dictionary of Native American Mythology includes over 1,000 colorful, sometimes earthy, and always intriguing entries. Using the carefully chosen cross references, readers can quickly access the meanings of hundreds of elements of lore—from names, phrases, and symbols to images, motifs, and themes.

Ten territory maps, which pinpoint exact locations of the tribes mentioned in the text, and a tribal index enhance this volume's usefulness. The bibliography is the most extensive ever compiled on the subject. A delight to the casual browser, and indispensable for anyone interested in the study of Native American cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874366211
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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