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World Mythology
By Roy Willis

World Mythology

The Illustrated Guide

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Format: Paperback / softback

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World Mythology by Roy Willis

Book Description

"World Mythology" is an authoritive and wide-ranging collection of the most important mythological traditions, combining the impact of pure narrative with the background information necessary for understanding this engrossing subject matter.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195307528
ISBN-10: 0195307526
Format: Paperback / softback
(236mm x 178mm x 28mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Roy Willis

Roy Willis, Ph.D., is Honorary Fellow in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh.

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