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Goddesses in World Culture [3 volumes]

Goddesses in World Culture [3 volumes]

by Patricia Monaghan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313354650

ISBN-13: 9780313354656

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This collection of accessible essays relates the stories of individual goddesses from around the world, exploring their roles in the cultures from which they came, their histories and status today, and the controversies surrounding them.

• 63 essays cover more than 100 goddesses and goddess-like figures from world culture, with volumes organized by

Overview

This collection of accessible essays relates the stories of individual goddesses from around the world, exploring their roles in the cultures from which they came, their histories and status today, and the controversies surrounding them.

• 63 essays cover more than 100 goddesses and goddess-like figures from world culture, with volumes organized by geographic area

• Many original translations of prayers, sagas, and other sources not otherwise readily available in English

• 60 illustrations include ethnographic photographs, depictions of ancient artifacts, and original artwork

• An extensive list of bibliography of sources about the figure and culture discussed accompanies each essay

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313354656
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Pages:
934
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 3.30(d)

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