American Indian Myths & Legends (Erdoes & Ortiz)

American Indian Myths & Legends (Erdoes & Ortiz)

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American Indian Myths & Legends

Richard Erdoes & Anfonso Ortiz

ISBN 9780712673686

  • EDITION

    Pimlico, 1997

    155 x 233 mm, Softcover

    528pp

  • CONDITION

    Dustjacket: N/A.

    Cover: Very Good.

    Inner: Some age colouration, but otherwise Very Good.

     

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    Synopsis: This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent anthropologist, and Richard Erdoes, an artist and master storyteller, Indian voices in the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century to make this the most comprehensive and authentic volume of American Indian myths available anywhere.With black-and-white drawings throughout.