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Myth and myth-making

Murray, Henry Alexander

Myth and myth-making

by Murray, Henry Alexander

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Henry A. Murray.
    SeriesBeacon paperback -- no. 307
    The Physical Object
    Pagination375 p.
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14509900M

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