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7 edition of mythology of Mexico and Central America found in the catalog.

mythology of Mexico and Central America

with a new afterword

by John Bierhorst

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.,
  • Central America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indian mythology -- Mexico,
    • Indian mythology -- Central America,
    • Indians of Mexico -- Folklore,
    • Indians of Central America -- Folklore,
    • Indians of Mexico -- Religion,
    • Indians of Central America -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Bierhorst.
      GenreFolklore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1219.3.R38 B54 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 249 p. :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3955105M
      ISBN 100195146212
      LC Control Number2001055441

        Buy a cheap copy of The Mythology of North America book by John Bierhorst. The growing economic and political influence of Native American tribes has brought religious 5/5(1). Mexico—Folklore. 4. Indians of Central America—Folklore. 5. Folklore—Mexico. 6. Folklore—Central America.] I. Title. II. Mythology (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) FR3 S38 .

      With an annotated bibliography that ranges from film to websites, fiction to poetry, and from introductory to scholarly works, the book is an all-embracing portal to its subject. Main . Mesoamerica is a historical region and cultural area in North extends from approximately central Mexico through Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, .

      MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA Sorcerers and Astrologers Occult science among the ancient Mexicans could be represented as a middle ground derived between the tribal medicine men .   Sela - What a co-winky-dink--I was doing some light research on an upcoming book and it was centered on Mexico and Central America, too. Of course, it looks like your research Author: Sela Carsen.


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These diverse peoples. For centuries prior to European occupation Central America was the seat of civilisations boasting a history and a semi-historical mythology second to none in richness and .