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South American mythology. by Harold Osborne

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Published by Hamlyn in Feltham .
Written in English



  • South America.


  • Indian mythology -- South America

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF2230.1.R3 O8
The Physical Object
Pagination141 p.
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5720187M
ISBN 100600036316
LC Control Number70399782

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More than any other continent, South America "has preserved the conditions that allow mythology to be freely produced." Dividing the continent into seven carefully mapped regions, John Bierhorst shows how South America's principal myths can be traced from tribe to tribe and how each region has developed its own unique oral tradition.5/5(1). Get this from a library! South American mythology. [Harold Osborne; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Lavishly illustrated studies of myths concerning the origin of the world, the creation of man, heroes, and the etiology of tribes, religious rituals and other concerns of the ancient South American. South American Mythology Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ 5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. Contents: Introduction. The peoples of South America ; Marginal tribes ; Tropical forest peoples ; Southern Andean tribes ; Central Andean tribes ; Central Andean civilisations ; Sources for mythology ; Myth, legend and folklore --The divine origin of the Inca.

Download South American Mythology full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. South American Mythology full free pdf books. Pages in category "South American mythology" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Just something to keep in mind as we wade into just a few of the deep mythologies from South America. Chiloté Mythology A mix of elements from Indigenous religions and beliefs a well as superstitions brought by the Spanish Conquistadors, the Chiloté mythology shows just how important the sea is in the life of the people living in the Chiloté. Introduction. South American mythology covers a vast and diverse area. We have already extracted the Inca civilization from the top end and given it its own section. This leaves scattered tribes in Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Colombia where the El Dorado rumors started.. Then we plunge through Brazil, down the Amazon and Xingu Rivers, until we reach the coast.

Decoding Andean Mythology is a comprehensive analysis of Native Andean oral tradition spanning five centuries. Based on twenty years of research and a wide range of scholarship, this book departs from the Cuzco-centered focus of many published Andean narratives and. After my negative response to Philip Ardagh's North American Myths & Legends - another entry in his eight-book World Book Myths & Legends Series - I was pretty sure that this title devoted to the myths and legends of South America would also prove unsatisfactory. Still, I don't come across that many collections of South American folklore, so I hoped that I would be proven wrong/5.   Warriors, Gods and Spirits from Central and South American Mythology book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Collected here 4/5. Famous Myths and Legends of Central and South America Tales from the Maya, Inca, and other peoples feature in Myths and Legends of Central and South h engaging narration and colorful illustrations, the volume helps children learn how the Inca explained the origin of the world, the story of the Maya corn god, and much more.5/5(1).