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South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z

Bingham, Ann (Book - 2010 )
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Covering great Inca, Maya, and Aztec empires as well as lesser-known cultures, such as the Olmec people, this revised edition of South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z is a comprehensive reference to the deities, legendary heroes and heroines, objects, animals, and places that make up the mythic lore of the peoples of Meso-America and South America. Learn how these peoples explained Earth's creation and which themes were common throughout the region. This new edition is now in full color for the first time. Coverage includes: Creation accounts from Meso-American and South American cultures Influences on and development of South and Meso-American mythology Core beliefs of different cultural groups Recurrent themes in myths throughout the region.
Authors: Bingham, Ann
Title: South and Meso-American mythology A to Z
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 2010
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: 157 p. :,col. ill., col maps ;,29 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: Ann Bingham ; revised by Jeremy Roberts
Additional Contributors: Roberts, Jeremy - 1956-
ISBN: 1604134143
9781604134148
Branch Call Number: j 299.8113 B6132s 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-150) and index
Subject Headings: Indian cosmology Latin America Juvenile literature Indian cosmology South America Juvenile literature Indian mythology Latin America Juvenile literature Indian mythology South America Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Indian cosmology
Indian cosmology
Indian mythology
Indian mythology
LCCN: 2009023375
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