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TitleSouth American mythology
Author Harold Osborne
Imprint [London] : Hamlyn, [c1968]
Descript 141 p. : ill

CONTENT

The peoples of South America -- Marginal tribes -- Tropical forest peoples -- Southern Andean tribes -- Central Andean civilisations -- Sources for mythology -- Myth, legend and folklore -- The divine origin of the Inca -- The inn of origin -- The children of the sun -- The shining mantle -- Alternative accounts -- The Island of Titicaca -- What the Indians report of their beginnings -- The origin of nations and cults -- Mythology of the collao -- Tiahuanaco -- The accounts of the panish chronichers -- Origin myths of the collao -- Creation myths of the collao -- Cosmological myths -- Achachilas -- Thunupa -- Ekkekko -- Coca -- The invasion of giants -- Myths of huarrchiri -- The time of primitive darkness -- The delugy -- Stories of pariacaca -- Huathiacurit-- Pariacaca and huallallo caruincho -- The loves of coniraya and cavillaca -- Coniraya and huayna capac -- Deluge myths of the coast -- a creation myth from the coast -- Pachacamac -- Margianl, forest and Southern Andean peoples -- The Chibcha -- The creation -- Bochica -- The culture hero -- Huitaca -- The after-life -- Divine kingship -- The Araucanians -- Myth of the deluge -- Araucanian folklore -- The peoples of the far south -- The tupari -- The spirits of heaven -- The origins of man -- The souls of the dead -- The Chaco tribes -- Creation -- The destruction of the world and culture heroes -- Mythical trees -- Some riddles of South American myth -- Jaguar cults -- Mythology and cult of the dead -- The Amazons -- El Dorado -- Further reading list -- Acknowledgments


Indians of South America -- Religion Indian mythology -- South America Folklore Inca

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Central Library : Reference Collection at Stack (Contact Staff)398.20978 O181SLIB USE ONLY
Political Science Library : Chamnan Collectionช 00309LIB USE ONLY



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