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Published: 13 March 2009

512 Pages | 75 b/w

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195387087

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Oxford Companion to World Mythology

David Leeming

Illustrated with maps, more than 70 black and white images, and eight pages of color, The Oxford Companion to World Mythology covers all aspects of mythology, including substantial essays on the world's major mythological traditions (Greek, Native American, Indian, Japanese, Sumerian, Egyptian), mythological types and motifs (Descent to the Underworld, the Hero, the Trickster, Creation, the Quest), mythological figures (Odysseus, Zeus, Osiris, Spider Woman, and Inanna) as well as numerous interrelated subjects such as fairly tales and legends.

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