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Myths and Legends of the Polynesians

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This authoritative volume combines a wealth of myths and legends with a lively commentary on Polynesian life and culture. Captivating tales include ancient stories of the gods and creation, nature and the supernatural, love and war, revenge, and more. Over 75 illustrations, plus a 42-page index and glossary of Polynesian terms.

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Authoritative recounting of myths and legends — gods and creation, nature and supernatural, love and war, revenge, more — plus a lively commentary on Polynesian life and culture. 77 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Rich selection includes stories of gods and creation, fairies and supernatural beings, cannibalism and human sacrifice, adultery and revenge, more. Also, expert commentary on stories and Polynesian culture. 77 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486285825
Author:
Andersen, Johannes C.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Mythology
Subject:
Southeast Asia
Subject:
Polynesia Religion.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in

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Product details 576 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486285825 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Authoritative recounting of myths and legends — gods and creation, nature and supernatural, love and war, revenge, more — plus a lively commentary on Polynesian life and culture. 77 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Rich selection includes stories of gods and creation, fairies and supernatural beings, cannibalism and human sacrifice, adultery and revenge, more. Also, expert commentary on stories and Polynesian culture. 77 illustrations.
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