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eBook The Great Mystery: Myths of Native America ePub

by Neil Philip

  • ISBN: 039598405X
  • Category: Geography and Cultures
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: Neil Philip
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Clarion Books; 1st Edition edition (September 17, 2001)
  • Pages: 145
  • ePub book: 1498 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1372 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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Myth-master Neil Philip has taken a thematic approach, organizing the . This fascinating book of myths belongs on every young scholar's bookshelf. I give this book as a baby gift. It is great to read to small children and the stories will reappear for the children as they grow.

Myth-master Neil Philip has taken a thematic approach, organizing the legends around themes such as creation myths, fertility and cultivation, gods and animals, and visions of the end. Within each theme, eight to twelve myths from different cultures are retold, enhanced by abundant full-color illustrations and photographs of related sites or artifacts. From Publishers Weekly. Characters and stories from myths occur in much poetry, drama, essays, and fiction.

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Neil Philip's passion for mythology was kindled as a child and has remained key to his thinking throughout his life.

One of our foremost interpreters of myth argues that it is essential to all culture: the factory reset of human consciousness. History Non fiction. Myth is the name we give the metaphors through which we reconcile the world we see with the world we perceive. Myths are mental structures before they are narratives; concepts first, stories second. Neil Philip's passion for mythology was kindled as a child and has remained key to his thinking throughout his life.

Neil Philip is the author of many books on folklore and mythology, including The Illustrated Book of Myths and Myths and Legends Explained

Neil Philip is the author of many books on folklore and mythology, including The Illustrated Book of Myths and Myths and Legends Explained. Synopses of the great myths that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present Covers mythology around the globe, from the classic Greek to lesser known Malaysian Catalogs of gods by subject enable comparisons of distant civilizations. Originally told to explain the mysteries of the world-such as creation, divine will, fertility, death, and love-myths are a major part of many cultures throughout the world, and each area has its own myths

Электронная книга "Eyewitness Companions: Mythology: World Myths, Gods, Heroes, Creatures, Mythical Places", Neil Philip, Philip Wilkinson. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iO.

Электронная книга "Eyewitness Companions: Mythology: World Myths, Gods, Heroes, Creatures, Mythical Places", Neil Philip, Philip Wilkinson. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "Eyewitness Companions: Mythology: World Myths, Gods, Heroes, Creatures, Mythical Places" для чтения в офлайн-режиме.

NEIL PHILIP Neil Philip is the author of numerous books on mythology and folklore, including the Dorling Kindersley Companion Guide to Mythology (with Philip Wilkinson), The Great Mystery: Myths of Native America, and the Penguin Book of English Folktales

NEIL PHILIP Neil Philip is the author of numerous books on mythology and folklore, including the Dorling Kindersley Companion Guide to Mythology (with Philip Wilkinson), The Great Mystery: Myths of Native America, and the Penguin Book of English Folktales. Dr. Philip studied at the universities of Oxford and London, and is currently an independent writer and scholar. MEL THOMPSON Dr. Mel Thompson BD, . hil, PhD, AKC was formerly a teacher, lecturer, and examiner in Religious Studies, and now writes on philosophy, religion, and ethics.

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This authoritative guide to Native American myth and legend explores the powerful themes and dramatic stories that explain the great mysteries of life, death, how the world was created, and how it will end. A description of the nature of Native American myths, examining the common themes found in the rich mythology of the First Nations, is followed by chapters on main culture groups that include numerous excerpts from the myths themselves, many of them humorous. Folklorist Neil Philip has created an enthralling and multilayered book, handsomely illustrated with photographs printed in duotone, that will be treasured by anyone intrigued by Native American culture or mythology.