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African Mythology A to Z, Second Edition
  • Authored by: Patricia Ann Lynch and Jeremy Roberts
  • From the Series: Mythology A To Z
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 11
  • ISBN-10: 1604134151
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-415-5
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 04/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 299
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 176


The African continent is home to a fascinating and strong tradition of myth, due in part to the long history of human habitation in Africa; the diversity of its geography, flora, and fauna; and the variety of its cultural beliefs. African Mythology A to Z, Second Edition is a readable reference to the deities, places, events, animals, beliefs, and other subjects that appear in the myths of various African peoples. For the first time, this edition features full-color photographs and illustrations.

Coverage includes:

  • Creation accounts from various African cultures
  • Influences on and development of African mythology
  • The effects of geographic region, environment, and climate on African myth
  • Core beliefs of numerous cultural groups.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. Maps. Bibliography. Cross-references. Appendix. Index.

About the Author(s)

Patricia Ann Lynch is a writer with more than 30 years of experience in educational publishing. She has authored numerous student readers in the areas of science and social studies.

Jeremy Roberts has published nearly two dozen books for young readers. He has studied mythology for more than a decade.

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