Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 November 2013

352 Pages | 7 B&W

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199316366

Bookseller Code (01)

The World of Myth

An Anthology

Second Edition

David A. Leeming

New to this Edition:

  • Greatly expanded coverage of non-Western myths, including new selections from Arabia, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mesoamerica, North and South America, and Sub-Saharan Africa
  • More coverage of "Great Mother" and "World Mother" myths--including new selections from Ireland, Mexico, and North American Indian cultures--and other feminine-based myths
  • Many new translations, a new design, key terms (boldfaced at their first appearance), and a glossary
  • A world locator map at the front of the book showing the geographical distribution of the myths covered in the text

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