By David A. Leeming
From the traditional Greek and Roman to Egypt and Babylon, from local North American Indian to Celtic, center jap, Indian, Asian, African, and the lesser recognized myths from world wide, The convenient Mythology solution Book has them lined. if it is the fashionable retelling of a vintage delusion or an historical tale a few Norse god, this useful source demystifies the parable, appears at varied archetypes and motifs, or even exhibits how myths support clarify our lifestyles and associations. It solutions approximately six hundred questions and gives enjoyable proof concerning the treachery and violence, the inspirational and epic, the supernatural monsters and heroic mortals present in mythology, such as
How and while did myths originate?
What are the 3 fundamental fantasy types?
What is the character of construction Myths?
How can myths be in comparison to dreams?
Why do people inform myths?
What was once the Egyptian publication of the Dead?
How is the epic of Gilgamesh like later epics?
Why is the biblical flood tale so just like the Babylonian flood myth?
What was once the parable of Theseus, the Labyrinth, and the Minotaur?
What are the Homeric Hymns?
How and why are the Odyssey and the Iliad so diverse from every one other?
What is the preferred charm of the Odyssey?
Did the Greeks see those myths as faith or as entertainment?
What was once the heritage fantasy of the Oedipus plays?
What used to be the character of Roman mythology throughout the Roman Republic?
What was once the Metamorphosis?
How did Christian narrative and culture healthy into and are available to dominate the Roman mythological tradition?
How is Celtic tradition and mythology regarding the tradition and mythology of Greek, Roman, and different cultures?
How did the Vedas give a contribution to Hindu mythology?
Who invented chinese language writing?
What used to be the Aztec pantheon?
What is the tale of the Cherokee Grandmother Sun?
Who are a few local American tricksters?
What is the tale of Schrödinger’s Cat?
How did Freud use myths?
How is delusion utilized in politics?
A thesaurus of accepted phrases and an appendix of parallel mythology exploring common issues, motifs, and archetypes from throughout numerous cultures additional explains the realm of mythology.
By Daniel Schávelzon,Stanley South
By Gilles Ferréol
Ont collaboré à ce quantity : Michel APTEL (Besançon), Tossou ATCHRIMI (Lomé), Abdel-Halim BERRETIMA (Béjaïa), Alain BIHR (Besançon), Feirouz BOUDOKHANE-LIMA (Besançon), Stéphane CALLENS (Arras), Marc CAMIOLO (Strasbourg), Jean-Yves CAUSER (Mulhouse), Colette COMBLE (Bordeaux), Michel CUCCHI (Caen), Joëlle-Andrée DENIOT (Nantes), Éric DUGAS (Bordeaux), Ali ELLOUMI (Sfax), Gilles FERRÉOL (Besançon), Sébastien HAISSAT (Besançon), Thibaut HÉBERT (Paris Descartes), Jean-François HURAUT (Besançon), Bernard JOLIBERT (Saint-Denis de los angeles Réunion), Bruno LAFFORT (Besançon), Alexandre MAIROT (Besançon), Anne-Marie MAMONTOFF (Perpignan), Éric MONNIN (Besançon), Ahmed MORO (Amiens), Laurent MOUROT (Besançon), Gilles RAVIER (Besançon) et Jean-Luc ROQUES (Perpignan).Coordination : Gilles FERRÉOL, professeur de sociologie à l’Université de Franche-Comté, directeur du laboratoire C3S (Culture, recreation, Santé, Société), EA 4660.
By J. E. Cirlot
By James Minahan
Intended to assist scholars discover ethnic identity—one of an important problems with the twenty first century—this concise, one-stop reference offers carefully researched content material at the nationwide teams and ethnicities of North the US, imperative the United States, South the USA, and the Caribbean.
By Mel Gray,James O. Midgley,Stephen A Webb
Drawn from a world box of excellence, the participants each one provide a serious research in their person strong point. the result's this important source assortment that not just displays upon the situation of social paintings this day but in addition appears to be like to destiny developments.
Split into seven components, the guide investigates:
- coverage dimensions
- Values and ethics
- The context of social work
- destiny challenges
It is key examining for all scholars, practitioners, researchers, and lecturers engaged in social work.
By Warren Green
The advisor starts with an summary of social paintings writing from the Eighteen Eighties to the current, after which follows with excellent concepts for tutorial paper writing, social paintings magazine writing, and social paintings learn writing. a bit on utilized specialist writing addresses scholar composition in box schooling, writing for and approximately medical perform, the powerful verbal exchange of coverage info to varied audiences, software and concept improvement, advocacy, and administrative writing. The concluding part makes a speciality of particular fields of perform, together with writing on baby and relations welfare, modern social matters, getting older, and intervention in international contexts. Grounding their essays in systematic observations, induction and deduction, and a wealth of real-world examples, the participants describe the conceptualization, improvement, and presentation of social paintings writing in ways in which higher safe its strength and relevance.
By Richard C Box
By N. Shimahara
By Donald Kenrick
The A to Z of the Gypsies (Romanies) seeks to finish such prejudice via clarifying the proof approximately this nomadic humans. via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of thousands of cross-referenced dictionary entries on major people, areas, occasions, associations, and facets of tradition, society, economic system, and politics, the historical past of the Gypsies and their tradition is told.