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Creation Myths of Primitive America
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Abc-Clio Inc
Publication date November 1, 2002
Pages 300
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781576079393
ISBN-10 1576079392
Dimensions 1 by 7.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Original list price $50.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Presents the original translation of Yana mythology by American linguist, Jeremiah Curtin, who recounts the Native American culture and beliefs as well as an account of its tragic demise. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

The remarkably accurate original translations of Native American myths from one of 19th-century America's foremost linguists.


• Introduction by scholar Karl Kroeber offers new insight into the significance of Curtin's collection for understanding the creation myth system of Native America

• Contains original translations of the system of creation myths as told to Curtin by members of the Yana and Wintu tribes



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780405136979 Book cover for 9781110348381 Book cover for 9781576079393
 
from Bibliolife (May 31, 2009)
9781110348381 | details & prices | 572 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $45.99
About: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
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With Karl Kroeber | from Abc-Clio Inc (November 1, 2002)
9781576079393 | details & prices | 300 pages | 7.50 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $50.00
About: Presents the original translation of Yana mythology by American linguist, Jeremiah Curtin, who recounts the Native American culture and beliefs as well as an account of its tragic demise.
from Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1986)
9780405136979 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $36.95
Paperback
Book cover for 9780766145603 Book cover for 9781110348329
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 28, 2015)
9781505975673 | details & prices | 296 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.67 in. | List price $21.99
from Lightning Source Inc (June 30, 2012)
9781486155316 | details & prices | 212 pages | List price $9.94
from Bibliolife (May 31, 2009)
9781110348329 | details & prices | 572 pages | List price $42.75
About: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
from Kessinger Pub Co (March 1, 2003)
9780766145603 | details & prices | 530 pages | 8.25 × 11.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.85 lbs | List price $43.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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