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American Indian Myths And Legends

American Indian Myths And Legends - 84 edition

ISBN13: 978-0394740188

Cover of American Indian Myths And Legends 84 (ISBN 978-0394740188)
ISBN13: 978-0394740188
ISBN10: 0394740181
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 84
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Published: 1984
International: No

List price: $21.00

American Indian Myths And Legends - 84 edition

ISBN13: 978-0394740188

Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Eds. Ortiz

ISBN13: 978-0394740188
ISBN10: 0394740181
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 84
Publisher: Pantheon Books

Published: 1984
International: No
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.

List price: $21.00
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