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Mayan folktales :folklore from Lake Atitlâan, Guatemala

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Book News Annotation:

Over a 20 year period, anthropologist Sexton journeyed to the area in and around Lake Atitlan of the Central American highlands, gathering 35 examples of regional folklore. Compiled with help from a Mayan native, the resulting collection of fables, cautionary tales, and legends provides a broad selection of folkloric voices both ancient and contemporary.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-258).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385422536
Subtitle:
(folklore from Lake Atitlâan, Guatemala )
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mayas
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Folklore -- Guatemala -- Atitlâan, Lake, Region.
Edition Description:
1st Anchor Books ed.
Series Volume:
no. 9
Publication Date:
1992
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xxxii, 265 p.

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Mayan folktales :folklore from Lake Atitlâan, Guatemala
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