Mythology of the American nations : an illustrated encyclopedia of gods, heroes, spirits, sacred places, rituals and ancient beliefs of the North American Indian, Inuit, Aztec, Inca and Maya nations
From the earliest times, people have told stories of allpowerful gods and goddesses, mighty spirits and fabulous creatures to explain the mysteries of life.
This book explores the rich diversity of these legendary themes within North America, Mesoamerica and South America.
An instantly accessible A-to-Z format provides concise, easy-to-locate entries on more than 900 key characters, enabling the reader to discover who is who in the mythology of the Americas.
This book is a rich source of information for learning about and understanding the myths and religions of the indigenous inhabitants of the American continents.