The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Mythology by Evans Lansing Smith Ph.D.

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Make no myth-take-this book is indispensable.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Mythology explores the gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, monsters and angels of the myths from every corner of the globe. Additionally, it explores the parallels between every culture and the striking similarities in mythic figures and the structure, action, wording, and result of the stories themselves.

* Covers Egyptian, Celtic, Teutonic, Norse, Japanese, Mexican, Native American, and other myths

* Features information on The Hero's Journey-the cycle of myth according to Jung, Campbell, and others

* Appendixes include a glossary of terms and both a general and a subject Index


About Evans Lansing Smith Ph.D.

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Nathan Brown is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps, a martial arts expert, a manga devotee, and currently, an English major and humanities minor in his junior year at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Published July 1, 2008 by Alpha. 368 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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