W. W. Norton & Company "Mythology" Book is written by Christopher Dell and explores myths from around the world with an authoritative text as well as images.
W. W. Norton & Company "Mythology" Book explains our origins, the world's creation, gods and monsters in every culture of myth. Book includes family trees that show exactly how various supernatural beings are related.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "Mythology: The Complete Guide to Our Imagined Worlds"
Author: Christopher Dell
Subject: Mind and spirit
Number of pages: 352
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 9/30/2012
Size: 9.6"H x 9"W x 1.4"D
Gathers together themes and stories from every part of the globe to show how myths share many common patterns and how through them the human imagination is expressed in all its diversity
Treasury of images drawn from all cultures both iconic and little known helps explain what is important about these myths, their symbols, and the stories they tell
Directory at the end of the book summarizes the principal types of myth from around-the world and includes family trees that show exactly how various supernatural beings are related
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