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The Resource Mythology of the American nations : an illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations, David M. Jones and Brian L. Molyneaux

Mythology of the American nations : an illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations, David M. Jones and Brian L. Molyneaux

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Mythology of the American nations : an illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations
Title
Mythology of the American nations
Title remainder
an illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations
Statement of responsibility
David M. Jones and Brian L. Molyneaux
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An illustrated summary of the various myths and legends from the native tribes in North and South America
Related
Cataloging source
TULIB
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1950-
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Jones, David M.
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E59.R38
LC item number
J66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Molyneaux, Brian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indian mythology
  • Inuit mythology
  • Aztec mythology
  • Inca mythology
  • Maya mythology
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians
  • Indians
  • Aztec mythology
  • Inca mythology
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians
  • Indians of Central America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians
  • Inuit mythology
  • Maya mythology
  • North America
Label
Mythology of the American nations : an illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations, David M. Jones and Brian L. Molyneaux
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published as: Mythology of the Americas
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North American mythology. Introduction -- Transformation -- The living sky -- Landscapes of memory -- Spirits of the earth -- The dark side -- The trickster -- Death & afterlife -- The strangers -- New gods -- New mythologies -- Mesoamerican mythology. Introduction -- Creation & the universe -- Ordering the world -- Duality & opposition -- Colours & the cardinal directions -- Death & sacrifice -- Twins & culture heroes -- The ritual ball game -- South American mythology. Introduction -- Creation myths -- Universality, continuity & cyclicity -- Staff deity & fanged gods -- Culture heroes -- Divine kingship & ancestor reverence -- Human sacrifice & cannibalism -- Sacred skies -- Sacred places and ritual lines
Control code
ocn968207391
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780857236708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Label
Mythology of the American nations : an illustrated encyclopedia of the gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations, David M. Jones and Brian L. Molyneaux
Publication
Note
Previously published as: Mythology of the Americas
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North American mythology. Introduction -- Transformation -- The living sky -- Landscapes of memory -- Spirits of the earth -- The dark side -- The trickster -- Death & afterlife -- The strangers -- New gods -- New mythologies -- Mesoamerican mythology. Introduction -- Creation & the universe -- Ordering the world -- Duality & opposition -- Colours & the cardinal directions -- Death & sacrifice -- Twins & culture heroes -- The ritual ball game -- South American mythology. Introduction -- Creation myths -- Universality, continuity & cyclicity -- Staff deity & fanged gods -- Culture heroes -- Divine kingship & ancestor reverence -- Human sacrifice & cannibalism -- Sacred skies -- Sacred places and ritual lines
Control code
ocn968207391
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780857236708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
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