Summary: Erdoes and Ortiz "have edited, translated and transcribed oral stories, classic accounts, and tales from 19th century sources.The book is divided into ten parts that arrange the tales of various tribes by theme, i.e., creation stories, trickster tales and tales of ghosts and the spirit world.There are introductory annotations to individual tales, and a note at the end of each tale giving its origin.Each section has a two or three page introduction.The book h
as . . . an appendix listing tribes in alphabetical order with a short description of each tribe." (Voice Youth Advocates) Bibliography. Index of tales. Gathering 160 tales from 80 tribal groups to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. 100 drawings.
Summary: Erdoes and Ortiz "have edited, translated and transcribed oral stories, classic accounts, and tales from 19th century sources.The book is divided into ten parts that arrange the tales of various tribes by theme, i.e., creation stories, trickster tales and tales of ghosts and the spirit world.There are introductory annotations to individual tales, and a note at the end of each tale giving its origin.Each section has a two or three page introduction.The book has . . . an appendix listing tribes in alphabetical order with a short description of each tribe." (Voice Youth Advocates) Bibliography. Index of tales. Gathering 160 tales from 80 tribal groups to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. 100 drawings. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:84 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Pantheon Books Published: 08/28/1985 International: No
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1984-01-01 Paperback Like New 527pp. including index. Like new trade paperback.
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Massive collection of 160 tales & legends from 80 tribal groups, combining both 19th-century folklore & modern sources. Large & thick paperback book (527 pages) is completely clean & tight, nice white...show more pages, appears never opened; NO writing, underlining, or highlighting. Only flaw is extremely slight edgewear & sun fading to spine edge. Please see our photos! Description copyright Gargoyle Books 2015. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 p.m. (Noon Saturdays) Pacific time; else next day (except Sundays & holidays). ...show less
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Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Softcover. Ships daily.
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Affordable Firsts MA Arlington, MA
NY 1984 Wraps First edition. 1st Thus Fine. No dust jacket as issued. NF 8vo. Wraps 527pp. Illus, Bib, Index.
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DGABooks AL Helena, AL
1984-01-01 Paperback Fine/Like New Text has no markings or bent pages. Cover is clean, shiny & bright. Expedited available with tracking number.
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The Book Store MA West Bridgewater, MA
Erdoes, Richard & Alfonso Ortiz (selected & edited by)., Pantheon Books, nd (1984), c1984, 7th printing? , illus. soft cover, fine, 528 pp w/index & bibliography, B & W illus., tall 8vo.
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