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Title Mythologies of the world : the illustrated guide to mythological beliefs & customs / Michael McKenzie ... [et al.].
Pub Info New York : Checkmark Books, c2001.
book jacket
 Hyannis Children's Room  J 291.13 McKenzie     AVAILABLE
Descript 160 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 153) and index.
Contents Introduction: Primitive tradition or basic need? -- Changing attitudes toward mythology -- Characteristics of mythology -- Crossing continents: region by region -- The quest for meaning -- Myth and virtue -- Spirit and visions -- Religion and myth -- Mesopotamia -- Ancient Egypt -- Greece -- Rome -- Northern Europe -- Central and Eastern Europe -- Africa -- India -- China and East Asia -- North America -- Central and South America -- Oceania -- Mythology in the future.
Summary Looks at ancient myths and legends, how they are interpreted today, and what they mean now.
Subject Mythology.
Add Author McKenzie, Michael C.
ISBN 0816044805 (alk. paper)
9780816044801 (alk. paper)
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