African myths of origin
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London : Penguin, 2005.
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Central Adult Nonfiction
398 BELCH
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Gathering a range of traditional African myths, this collection offers tales of heroes battling mighty serpents and monstrous birds, brutal family conflict and vengeance, and desperate migrations across vast and alien lands. All the narratives found here concern origins - whether of the universe, peoples or families.
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xxviii, 511 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
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English
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0140449450, 9780140449457

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Spanning centuries and the entire continent of Africa, a panoramic collection of traditional African myths, fables, and folklore captures the rich and diverse cultures of Africa, from ancient Egypt and Ethiopia to the desert Sahara and sub-Saharan region, in tales of great heroes, monsters, migration, and world creation.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Belcher, S. P. (2005). African myths of origin. London: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Belcher, Stephen Paterson, 1953-. 2005. African Myths of Origin. London: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Belcher, Stephen Paterson, 1953-, African Myths of Origin. London: Penguin, 2005.

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Belcher, Stephen Paterson. African Myths of Origin. London: Penguin, 2005. Print.

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