Myth and cosmos; readings in mythology and symbolism.

; American Museum of Natural History
Garden City, N.Y., Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press, 1967.

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Other Authors American Museum of Natural History.
Subjects Antropologische aspecten.
Antropología.
Mitología comparada.
Mythologie.
Mythology.
Primitieve volken.
Religion primitive.
Simbolismo.
Symboliek.
Symbolism.
Symbolisme.
Series American Museum sourcebooks in anthropology.
Description xi, 368 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-356).
Summary Essays by anthropologists who relate some of the ways in which people conceive of their society and the world in which it is set.
Contents Middleton, J. Introduction.--Leach, E.R. Genesis as myth.--Lévi-Strauss, C. Four Winnebago myths.--Burridge, K.O.L. Social implications of some Tangu myths.--Middleton, J. Some social aspects of Lugbara myth.--Moore, S.F. Descent and symbolic filiation.--Leach, E.R. Magical hair.--Evans-Pritchard, E.E. The Nuer concept of spirit in its relation to the social order.--Evans-Pritchard, E.E.A problem of Nuer religious thought.--Wilson, M. Nyakyusa ritual and symbolism.--Faron, L.C. Symbolic values and the integration of society among the Mapuche of Chile.--Read, K.E. Morality and the concept of the person among the Gahuku-Gama.--Douglas, M. Animals in Lele religious thought.--Turner, V.W. Themes in the symbolism of Ndembu hunting ritual.--Needham, R. Blood, thunder, and mockery of animals.--Beidelman, T.O. Hyena and rabbit.--Pocock, D.F. The anthropology of time-reckoning.--Bohannan, P. Concepts of time among the Tiv of Nigeria.--Littlejohn, J. The Temne House.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)377873
(OCoLC)ocm00377873
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WorldCat Identities Middleton, John, 1921-2009.
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