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Oriental Mythology - Joseph Campbell
Oriental Mythology
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An exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan.
An exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt, India, China, and Japan.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140194425 (0140194428)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
Series: The Masks of God (#2)
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Lisa (Harmony)
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4.0 The Masks of God, Vol. 2: Oriental Mythology
From the beginning I liked Oriental Mythology quite a bit more than the first volume Primitive Mythology, even if like that first book, it could be rather dry and scholarly and somewhat rambling in its arguments. I think part of that is I felt I could trust his arguments more. So much of Primitive M...
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Bill Moyers summarizes this passage from Oriental Mythology in his introduction of Campbell in The Power of Myth (an audio collection of interviews which I finished around the same time). Well- and so our friend the sociologist met his friend the Shinto priest at a lawn party in the precincts of an ...
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