African myths and legends book

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african myths and legends book

African Myths and Legends (Myths And Legends) by Philip Ardagh

The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years. This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths. This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make African myths and legends so compelling. The busy, bright design incorporates blocks of small-font text, plenty of relevant photos, reproductions, and numerous informative sidebars. The rich information will allow students to explore the ways history and mythology affect each other. She has written about books for children and young adults on all kinds of subjects, including history, biographies, science and the arts. Select the product information you'd like to include in your Excel file and click [Export to Excel].
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Published 09.06.2019


Tricksters and animals play a common role in their folklore.

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Want to Read saving…. In one of my favorites, warriors come out and beat the hell out of the drum holder, from creation stories and trickster adventures to animal fables and moral stories. Ebruphiyo Ohworisi rated it it was amazing Aug .

These folklore successfully give new life to the past and equally reclaim many olden day cultural legacies that are lost in an attempt to redefine American literature. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Laura rated it really liked it Jun 17, Home About Help Search.

It equally exposes to the reader the very interesting stories behind each of the myths. One of the most important animal tricksters of West African legends is Anansi, who acts on behalf of the sky god. Read More Email Name I am at least 16 years of age. Can't find what you are looking for.


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    Happywings rated it liked it Mar 04, Rating details. The retold tales collected for this new afrkcan celebrate the diverse tribal vision of a rich and powerful tradition that still resonates today. Want to Read saving….👱‍♂️

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