Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky: An Encyclopedia of Nature Myths

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ABC-Clio, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 322 pages
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Global in scope, eclectic in approach, Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky is the first A-to-Z encyclopedia on this vibrant body of belief. More than 360 entries survey gods and goddesses -- mythic explanations of natural phenomena -- general topics like death, creation, music -- culture groups from the Arctic to Australia.Numerous illustrations, an appendix that identifies ancient sources of myths by region, a culture index and a subject index complete the volume.

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TAMRA ANDREWS is an education writer and language arts editor for Publisher's Resource Group, and a former college reference librarian. She has written two encyclopedias of mythology, Legends of the Earth, Sea, and Sky: An Encyclopedia of Nature Myths and Nectar and Ambrosia: An Encyclopedia of Food in World Mythology.

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