Wildlife Folklore

Wildlife Folklore

by Laura C. Martin, Mauro Magellan
     
 

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Exquisite illustrations that truly capture the essential nature of wild creatures. Details the history, physical characteristics, habits, and habitats of 80 different wild animals. Includes legends, myths, and superstitions from cultures all over the world.

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Exquisite illustrations that truly capture the essential nature of wild creatures. Details the history, physical characteristics, habits, and habitats of 80 different wild animals. Includes legends, myths, and superstitions from cultures all over the world.

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Details the history, physical characteristics, habits, and habitats of eighty mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, and summarizes legends, myths, superstitions, and symbolism regarding each animal. Discusses how animals have figured in religious and philosophical beliefs, medical applications, and cosmetic practices of ancient and modern societies. Includes b&w drawing of each animal. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564409744
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
The Folklore Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.56(d)

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