In the beginning : the Navajo genesis (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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In the beginning : the Navajo genesis

Author: Jerrold E Levy
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of Navajo creation and origin myths that shows the Navajo religion is as complete and nuanced an attempt to answer humanity's big questions as the religions brought to North America by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerrold E Levy
ISBN: 0520212770 9780520212770
OCLC Number: 476426693
Description: ix, 265 s
Contents: LIST OF TABLES ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PART 1: BACKGROUND 1. Introduction 2. Historical Background PART 2: THE MYTHS 3. The Underworlds 4. The Emergence and the Present World 5. Tricksters North and South 6. Two Traditions PART 3: THE VERITIES 7. The Creation 8. Good and Evil, Order and Chaos 9. Men, Women, and Men-Women 10. Envoy APPENDIX: CLASSIFICATION OF NAVAJO SINGS ACCORDING TO LELAND WYMAN AND CLYDE KLUCKHOHN REFERENCES
Responsibility: Jerrold E. Levy

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