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Myths of the New World the symbolism and mythology of the Indians of the Americas by Daniel Garrison Brinton

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Published by Multimedia Pub. Corp. in Blauvelt, N.Y .
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  • Indian mythology.,
  • Indians -- Folklore.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Daniel G. Brinton ; introd. by Paul M. Allen.
LC ClassificationsE59.R38 B85 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationix, [v]-viii, 331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5300467M
ISBN 100833417428
LC Control Number72081594

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