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The woman's dictionary of symbols and sacred objects

Author: Barbara G Walker
Publisher: San Francisco ; London : Harper & Row, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"753 entries and 63 illustrations" describing "the history and mythology of woman-related symbols."
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara G Walker
ISBN: 0062509225 9780062509222 0062509233 9780062509239 0785804609 9780785804604
OCLC Number: 59891325
Description: xi, 563 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Round and oval motifs --
Long motifs --
Three-way motifs --
Four-way motifs --
Multipointed motifs --
Sacred objects --
Secular-sacred objects --
Rituals --
Deities' signs --
Supernaturals --
Zodiac --
Body parts --
Nature --
Animals --
Birds --
Insects --
Flowers --
Plants --
Trees --
Fruit and foodstuffs --
Minerals, stones, and shells.
Responsibility: Barbara G. Walker ; illustrated by the author.

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"753 entries and 63 illustrations" describing "the history and mythology of woman-related symbols."

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