Landscapes of Origin in the Americas: Creation Narratives Linking Ancient Places and Present Communities (Hardback)Jessica Joyce Christie (author of introduction,editor)
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Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 20 mm
Edition: Second Edition
"The hemispheric scope of the contributions provides opportunities for comparative insights, and the range of approaches to the topic and typology makes the book of value to scholars across several fields."
--George E. Lankford, author of Looking for Lost Lore: Studies in Folklore, Ethnology, and Iconography and Reachable Stars: Patterns in the Ethnoastronomy of Eastern North America
"A good and timely collection focusing on creation narratives in the Americas."
--Ronald J. Mason, author of Inconstant Companions: Archaeology and North American Indian Oral Traditions
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4." . . an illuminating, clearly organized book that contains insights of considerable value to folklorists. . . . Maps, diagrams, and photographs help the reader understand the complex landscapes, cultures, and eras that the authors describe. Since this book is likely to serve as a model for future studies, it is good that it includes such visual aids, especially for those of us who are not specialists in landscape studies. It will be exciting to see the impact of this excellent book upon future publications."-- Journal of Folklore Research
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