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Author Name    Campbell, Joseph.

Title   HISTORICAL ATLAS OF WORLD MYTHOLOGY. 5 BOOK SET. VOLUME I: THE WAY OF THE ANIMAL POWERS, PARTS 1 & 2. VOLUME II: THE WAY OF THE SEEDED EARTH, PARTS 1, 2 & 3.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher   New York Perennial Library / Harper & Row 1988

Seller ID   30398

5 book set, 14" H, profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, drawings, reproductions. Comprising Volume I: The Way of the Animal Powers in two parts and Volume II: The Way of the Seeded Earth in three parts. Volume I, Part 1: Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers - 125 pp + appendices, 1988, first printing - Chapter headings: The Mythological Dimension; The Living Ground; The Awakening of Awe; The Peopling of the Earth; Early Hunters of the Open Plain; Living Peoples of the Equatorial Forest; Appendices. Volume I, Part 2: Mythologies of the Great Hunt - pagination runs 128 - 276 + 'Art as a Revelation', 1988, first printing - Chapter headings: Art as a Revlation; The Migration of X-Ray Style Art; Myths of the Australian "Dream Time"; Circumpolar Cults of the Master Bear; The Bear Cult; Shamanic Lore of Siberia and the Americas; The Siberians; Myths and Tales of the North Pacific and Arctic Folktales of the Maritime and Reindeer Koryak; Eskimo Tales; Four Raven Episodes from the American North Pacific Coast; The Idea and Ideas of God; Mythologies of the North Pacific Coast - Landscape and Culture; The Woodland Indians; Prehistoric Societies in the American Midwest; The Rocky Mountain Medicine Wheels; The Plains Indians; Myths and Tales of the Northern Plains - ThreeBlackfoot Medicine Legends; Mythologies of the North American Southwest; Not Man Apart; Cultural Geography; At the Uttermost Part of the Earth - Myths of the Selk'nam of Tierra del Fuego; Myths of the Yamana of Tierra del Feugo; Appendices. Volume II, Part 1: The Sacrifice - 126 pp, 1988 - Chapter headings: Prologue - Of the Will in Nature - Agricultural Origins and Dispersals - Diffusion, Convergence, and Parallelism in the Formation of Cultures - Two Ways to Rapture; The Sacrifice: The Prime Symbol - The Myth - The Festival - The Offering - The Historical Forms; Appendices. Volume II, Part 2: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The North Americas - pagination runs 116 - 251 + appendices, 1989 - Chapter headings: Agricultural Origins in the New World (Two Agricultural Systems / From Nomadism to Seed Gardening); North American Agriculturalist Rites and Myths (The Northeast Woodland / The Iroquois / The Algonquians / Tales of the Northeast Woodland / The Southeast / The People of the Trail of Tears / The Origin of Maize and Game); Appendices. Volume II, Part 3: Mythologies of the Primitive Planters: The Middle and Southern Americas - pagination runs 252 - 387 + appendices, 1989 - Chapter headings: Agricultural Developments in the Mesoamerican Matrix (The Tide of History / The Olmec Enigma); Agricultural Rites and Myths of Middle America (Southwestern North America / Northwest Mexico: The Huichol / A New World Discovered and Divided / The Antilles); South American Agricltural Rites and Myths (The South American Rain Forest / The Pacific Coast); Appendices. **Please Note: This is a heavy set and extra postage will be required for shipping outside of Canada/United States.** Interiors - light toning to edges of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - Volume I, Part 1 has a small corner crease on front cover, some covers have minor edge wrinking and/or very light rubbing - Volume II, Part 3 has slightly more rubbing but no colour loss.

Myths  Mythology,  Bible,  Prehistory,  Old  Stone  Age,  Africa,  Eurasia,  Melanesia,  Eden,  Fossils,  Paleolithic  Industries,  Early  Man,  New  World,  Beringland,  Race,  Primitive  Cultures,  Human  Subspecies,  Pleistocene,  Early  Hunters,  Rock  Art,  Burials,  Death,  Cave  Art,  Shamans,  Bow  &  Arrow,  Sahara,  Bubalus,  Bovidian,  Chariots,  Camels,  Bushmen,  Trance  Dance,  Tropical  Forests,  Pygmies,  Tasaday,  Andaman  Islanders,  Andamanese,  Fire,  Australia,  Dreat  Time,  Bear  Cult,  Siberia,  Eskimo,  North  Pacific,  Arctic,  Raven,  Great  Hunt,  Cosmology,  Woodland  Indians,  Iroquois,  Algonquians,  Medicine  Wheels,  Sun  Dance,  Ghost  Dance,  Blackfoot,  Creation  Myths,  Trickster  Tales,  Tierra  Del  Guego,  Yamana,  Agriculture,  Rapture,  Sacrifice,  Cannibalism,  Swine,  Silk  Road,  Christianity,  Islam,  New  Guinea,  Southwest  Asi,  Religion,  Agriculturalists,  Longhouse,  Wigwam,  White  Dog,  Sun  God,  Trail  Of  Tears,  Cherokee,  Exploration,  Explorers,  Tuscarora,  Maize,  North  American  Indians,  Six  Nations,  Mesoamerica,  Olmec,  Desert  Cultures,  Mexico,  Huichol,  Antilles,  Taino,  Arawak,  Carib,  South  America,  Watunna,  Orinoco,  Desana,  Yurupari  Cult,  Valdivia,  Supernatural,  Floods,  Hallucinogens. 

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