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World Myth

By Barry B. Powell

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 23, 2013

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Worldly and scholarly, this well-designed text presents myths from around the world in a lively and easy-to-read manner.  The material has been arranged by geographic and chronologic origin.  It features fresh translations, numerous illustrations, maps, and commentary that emphasizes the anthropological, historical, religious, sociological, and economic contexts in which the myths were told.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

1. THE NATURE OF MYTH

2. MESOPOTAMIAN MYTH

3. EGYPTIAN MYTH

4. THE MYTHS OF CANAAN

5. GREEK MYTH

6. ROMAN MYTH

7. MYTH IN INDIA

8. MYTH IN CHINA AND JAPAN

9. PERSIAN MYTH

10. CELTIC MYTH

11. SCANDINAVIAN MYTH

12. THE MYTHS OF MEXICO

13. OCEANIC MYTH

14. MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS

15. AFRICAN MYTH

16. THEORIES OF MYTH INTERPRETATION

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$68.60 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-73052-0

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