The Myths of Mexico and Peru (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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The Myths of Mexico and Peru conjures images of far-off places in warm and humid countries, invokes names of unimaginable power, and chronicles times of bloody conquest and deeds much larger than life. Lewis Spence embeds the Latin-American mythology in history and recasts it in description informed by the lore of living peoples and by the most knowledgeable scholars of the time.
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The Myths of Mexico and Peru (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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The Myths of Mexico and Peru conjures images of far-off places in warm and humid countries, invokes names of unimaginable power, and chronicles times of bloody conquest and deeds much larger than life. Lewis Spence embeds the Latin-American mythology in history and recasts it in description informed by the lore of living peoples and by the most knowledgeable scholars of the time.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781411468818
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 4/16/2012
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 596,930
  • File size: 4 MB

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James Lewis Thomas Chalmers Spence was born in Forfarshire, Scotland, in 1874. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and became Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society. He is perhaps best known for his comprehensive Encyclopedia of Occultism (1920) that was the first work of its kind and, like this book, is still useful today. He is also known for The Myths of the North American Indians (1914), The Myths of Ancient Egypt (1915), and The History of Atlantis (1926). Spence was awarded a Royal pension in 1951 for Services to Literature, and died in 1955.
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