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Myths and legends of Australia

by Alexander Wyclif Reed

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Published by Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Australia,
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore,
    • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 255-256.

      Statement[by] A. W. Reed. Illustrated by Roger Hart.
      GenreFolklore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR365 .R42 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5288329M
      ISBN 100800854632
      LC Control Number72007791

      THE A-Z OF AUSTRALIAN FACTS, MYTHS LEGENDS covers more than anecdotes, myths and traditions that are part of Australia's diverse culture and colourful history. Featuring well-known historical facts and legends, such as the landing of the First Fleet, the death of Ned Kelly, what the Dreamtime represents, and the founding of Australia's capital cities, to anecdotes . Pears Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends: Chapter 7. Oceania and Australia. Chapter 8. The Americas Volume 4 of Pears Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends, Mary Barker: Author: Sheila Savill: Publisher: Pelham, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN: , Export Citation: BiBTeX.

      Buy Myths and Legends of the Australian by W. Ramsay " "Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). The stories were published in as Myths and Legends of the Australian Aboriginals, but the author of the work was given as W. Ramsay Smith, FRS, anthropologist and Chief Medical Officer of South Australia.

      Myth and Legends of the Australian Aborigines is an interesting little book that would make a great resource for anyone who studies (or teaches!) mythology, social studies, anthropology, and / or comparative cultures at the high school and college levels. (I suggest 10th grade and above because of the content and vocabulary/5(9).   Myth and Legends of the Australian Aborigines is an interesting little book that would make a great resource for anyone who studies (or teaches!) mythology, social studies, anthropology, and / or comparative cultures at the high school and college levels. (I suggest 10th grade and above because of the content and vocabulary.5/5(1).


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Everything you wanted to know, and then some, 4/5. Some Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines Some Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines by W. Thomas [] This is a short collection of Australian Aborigine folklore, addressed to a general audience.

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Genre/Form: Legends: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Myths and legends of Australia. Terrey Hills, N.S.W.: Reed, (OCoLC) Document Type. A.W. Reed wrote many books on topics such as myths, language and place names of both M?ori and Australian Aboriginal culture.

Product details Paperback: pagesCited by: Some Myths & Legends Of The Australian Aborigines by W. Thomas The Story of the Seven Sisters and the Faithful Lovers A Legend of the Sacred Bullroarer Giant Kangaroos The Great Fight The Flying Chip Why the Whale Spouts, the Starfish is Ragged, and the Native Bear has Strong Arms A Legend of the Great Flood How the Stars Were Made: Rolla-Mano and the.

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About this Item: Sydney, A.H. and A.W. Reedreprint - hard cover in dust jacket x Few primitive peoples can claim as rich a heritage of myth and legend as the Aboriginals of Australia.

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Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. 4 out of 5. 6 customer ratings. 5 star 74% (74%) 4/5(6).Summary: This is a collection of 19 folk-tales and myths of the Australian Aborigines. The stories recount tales about nature and animals and include, A Legend Of The Great Flood, How The Sun Was Made, Why The Fish-Hawk Was Driven To The Sea, How The Native Bear Lost His Tail, Why The Crow Is Black, The Story Of The Seven Sisters And The Faithful Lovers, and, How .