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Myths of the World free pdf Written in a lively and contemporary style, "Myths of the World" presents the best of the great mythologies that have enthralled listeners and readers across the centuries. It is organised by region into 18 myth-making cultures - read about the quests of Gawain in the ancient forests of Britain and the legendary heroism of El Cid in Spain- learn how the Spider Women in North America used her gifts, and what the Mongolian shamans used the shoulder blades of sheep for. This is a timeless treasure-trove for adults and children alike.

About Tony Allan

After studying History at Oxford, Tony Allan was for many years a writer and editor with Time-Life Books, serving as Series Editor of the Time-Life History of the World, and working as an author and consultant on Myth and Mankind, a 20-volume study of comparative mythology. He is the author of Vikings, Ancient Rome, The Archaeology of the Afterlife, The Symbol Detective and The Mythic Bestiary (all published by DBP).

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Author : Tony Allan
Publisher : Duncan Baird Publishers
Data Published : 03 September 2009
ISBN : 1844838285
EAN : 9781844838288
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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