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"A Short History of Myth (Myths, The)"

By: "Armstrong, Karen"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Canongate U.S.:

Seller ID: 9781841958002

ISBN: 184195800X

Condition: very good


This brilliant, readable synthesis of the history of mythology and the function it serves to humanity is the launch title of the groundbreaking publishing event, "The Myths." "Human beings have always been mythmakers." So begins Karen Armstrong's concise yet compelling investigation into myth: what it is, how it has evolved, and why we still so desperately need it. She takes us from the Paleolithic period and the myths of the hunters right up to the "Great Western Transformation" of the last five hundred years and the discrediting of myth by science. The history of myth is the history of human... View more info

A Short History of Myth

By: Karen Armstrong

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Canongate:

Seller ID: 9780739463901

ISBN: 073946390X

Condition: GOOD


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