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Hindu Mythology

Gale Cengage Learning

Published January 1st 2015
ISBN : 9781420511475
Hardcover
112 pages
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This new series from Lucent Books helps younger researchers understand the role of mythology in major historical cultures of the world. Each volume explores the origins and cultural importance of a specific mythology. Presented in an engagingMoreThis new series from Lucent Books helps younger researchers understand the role of mythology in major historical cultures of the world. Each volume explores the origins and cultural importance of a specific mythology. Presented in an engaging narrative that explains mythology as a product of the culture that created it, each volume details the major characters, gods/goddesses, and themes reflected in the stories. Volumes also discuss the impact of the mythology on daily life at the time and throughout history.Ideal for middle- and high-schools, as well as public libraries, each Mythology and CultureWorldwide volume also features: A list and brief description of the major figures of the mythology,including a family tree illustrating their relationships- Five to six chapters exploring the mythology in detail- Informative sidebars highlighting related topics- Fact boxes providing at-a-glance information- Full-color maps, photographs and illustrations- A glossary of terminology- For More Information list of sources of additional information- A comprehensive index