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The world of myths & mythology

a source book

by Sarah Bartlett

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Published by Blandford, Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-312) and index.

    Other titlesWorld of myths and mythology
    StatementSarah Bartlett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL311 .B355 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL77067M
    ISBN 100713726733
    LC Control Number99179999
    OCLC/WorldCa39678899


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