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320 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780190900137


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The World of Myth

Third Edition

David A. Leeming

  • A genuinely global collection that stresses the universality of the human endeavor to understand reality
  • Presents a comprehensive and truly broad perspective on mythology and culture
  • Uses a comparative cross-cultural dimension to enrich students' perspectives on global themes in mythology
  • Affordable price allows the book to be assigned with other types of course material without breaking students' budgets

New to this Edition:

  • Twenty-three new myths from Polynesia, Africa, Australia, India, Japan, the Caribbean, Central Asia, South America, Italy, China, Greece, Iran, England, Israel, Ireland, Mesopotamia, and France
  • Each chapter introduction now ends with "Questions to Consider"
  • Glossary terms are boldfaced the first time they occur in the text
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