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The Resource The mythology of North America, John Bierhorst

The mythology of North America, John Bierhorst

Label
The mythology of North America
Title
The mythology of North America
Statement of responsibility
John Bierhorst
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the background of the myths of the Indian cultures of the North American continent, some of which have the same themes as myths of other world cultures
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bierhorst, John
Dewey number
  • 299/.72
  • 291.1/3/08997
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E98.R3
LC item number
B54 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of North America
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Mythologie
  • Indianer
  • Nordamerika
  • United States
  • Indian mythology
  • North America
Label
The mythology of North America, John Bierhorst
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 235-253
Contents
pt. 1. Northwest coast : The hungry heroes ; Clans, crests, and ceremonies ; Family ties -- pt. 2. Far North : Storytelling in the Arctic ; Athapascan variations -- pt. 3. Southwest : The emergence ; Heroes and their grandmothers ; The dying god -- pt. 4. West central : Creators of California ; Great Basin heroes and heroines -- pt. 5. Coast-plateau : Remaking the world ; Making the world as it is -- pt. 6. Plains : Father creators and boy heroes ; Earth and sky ; Myths for the future -- pt. 7. East : Lost worlds of the Southeast ; The Northeast : Turtle Island ; The Northeast : Gluskap's country -- pt. 8. Midwest : The hare cycle ; Lore of the kin
Control code
ocm11754474
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 259 p.
Isbn
9780688041458
Lccn
85000281
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The mythology of North America, John Bierhorst
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 235-253
Contents
pt. 1. Northwest coast : The hungry heroes ; Clans, crests, and ceremonies ; Family ties -- pt. 2. Far North : Storytelling in the Arctic ; Athapascan variations -- pt. 3. Southwest : The emergence ; Heroes and their grandmothers ; The dying god -- pt. 4. West central : Creators of California ; Great Basin heroes and heroines -- pt. 5. Coast-plateau : Remaking the world ; Making the world as it is -- pt. 6. Plains : Father creators and boy heroes ; Earth and sky ; Myths for the future -- pt. 7. East : Lost worlds of the Southeast ; The Northeast : Turtle Island ; The Northeast : Gluskap's country -- pt. 8. Midwest : The hare cycle ; Lore of the kin
Control code
ocm11754474
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 259 p.
Isbn
9780688041458
Lccn
85000281
Other physical details
ill.

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