Dictionary of Folklore

Dictionary of Folklore

by David Pickering

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Overview

From dragons, fairies, giants, and trolls to Paul Bunyan, Robin Hood, and UFOs, A Dictionary of Folklore is an illuminating and comprehensive onevolume guide to the central themes and traditions of world folklore from ancient times to the present day. More than 1,000 AtoZ entries emphasize the social and oral traditions of the British Isles, Western Europe, and North America, with selective coverage of legends and lore from Africa, India, South America, Asia, and other parts of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816042500
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Facts on File Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

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