World Mythology

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Roy G. Willis
Macmillan, 1993 - Religion - 311 pages
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A comprehensive overview of the world's major mythological traditions includes theories about the origins and meanings of myths, key mythological themes and subjects, and a regional treatment of mythmaking cultures. Natural Science & Readers' Subscription Bk Clubs.
  

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In my online class, we use this book profusely. I find it quite easy to understand, and the facts are true and not biased. This book is a great source for all types of mythology.

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I read this book for a college class and learned a lot about mythology from different cultures. I liked how it gave a brief overview of each culture so that I could get the main idea without getting ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword by Robert Walter
8
GREAT THEMES OF MYTH
17
A WORLD MYTHOGRAPHY
35
The Middle East
56
India
68
China
88
Japan
110
Greece
124
Central and Eastern Europe
206
North America
220
Mesoamerica
234
South America
250
and Ilyap a
256
Africa
264
Australia
278
Oceania
288

Rome
166
The Celtic World
176
Northern Europe
190
Southeast Asia
300
For Further Reading
308
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World Mythology: Recommended Books Exploring the World of Myth
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Queen Anne School WORLD MYTHOLOGY Resources Available in the ...
The Encyclopedia of World Mythology. Barnes & Noble Books. New York. 1999. Ferguson, Diana. ... World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great Myths and Epics. ...
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REFERENCE CLASSICS: WORLD MYTHOLOGY, Dr. Roy Willis (ed.)
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Page 1 ENGL 123 B MYTHOLOGY AND FOLKLORE March 24, 2008 – May 17 ...
World Mythology--Why is it difficult to give a clear, specific picture of Celtic ... World Mythology--Describe the mythology of the Arctic peoples. ...
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USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - Sources ...
Goddesses in World Mythology, by Martha Ann and Dorothy Myers Imel; ... A Dictionary of World Mythology, by Arthur Cotterell; Oxford University Press, ...
planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/ jsp/ append4.jsp

Confident Christianity: “Resurrection” Myths vs. Resurrection of ...
As stated in World Mythology, “the Romans absorbed the myths of their conquered subjects. ... World Mythology. Richmond Hill, Duncan Baird Publishers: 1993. ...
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MORRIS - WRITINGS - Symbols & Symbolism - Print bibliography ...
Facts on File Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend. ..... Larousse World Mythology. Translated by Patricia Beardworth from Mythologies de la ...
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The Green: Mythological Booklist
A Dictionary of World Mythology by Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University ... Larousse World Mythology ed. by Pierre Grimal, gp Putnam's Sons, New York, 1963. ...
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Bibliography
... 2000; Goddesses, Heroes and Shamans: The Young Peoples Guide to World Mythology, ... Librarie Unlimited, 1997; World Mythology by Roy Willis, Holt, 1993 ...
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WORLD MYTHOLOGY: THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE - Roy Willis - Comprar ...
WORLD MYTHOLOGY: THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE - Roy Willis.
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About the author (1993)

Willis is Research Fellow in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh.

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