Legends of the earth, sea, and sky an encyclopedia of nature myths by Tamra Andrews

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Nature -- Mythology -- Encyclopedias.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-291) and indexes.

Book details

StatementTamra Andrews.
LC ClassificationsBL435 .A53 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL378532M
ISBN 100874369630
LC Control Number98040603

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