The Resource The seven sisters of the Pleiades : stories from around the world, Munya Andrews, (ebook)

The seven sisters of the Pleiades : stories from around the world, Munya Andrews, (ebook)

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The seven sisters of the Pleiades : stories from around the world
Title
The seven sisters of the Pleiades
Title remainder
stories from around the world
Statement of responsibility
Munya Andrews
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Language
eng
Summary
The legends of the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades that poets, priests, prophets, shamans, storytellers, artists, singers, and historians have told throughout time are retold in this compilation of the stories that have found their inspiration in nine beautiful stars clustered together in the night sky. While particular attention in this cross-cultural study is paid to the influence of the Pleiades cluster on the living traditions of indigenous people in North America, Australia, Japan, and the Pacific, much ancient mythology passed down through written and visual sources from ancient Egypt, India, Greece, and South America is also explored. Appearances of the myths in the modern world are also mentioned, including American presidential elections, Halloween, Atlantis, the Titanic, and Subaru automobiles. Serious astronomical research complements the variety of mythological explanations for the stars' existence by providing the modern world's scientific understanding of them
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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Andrews, Munya
Dewey number
202.12
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Stars
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The seven sisters of the Pleiades : stories from around the world, Munya Andrews, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781742194622
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT11678672
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remote
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11678672
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MWT11678672
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The seven sisters of the Pleiades : stories from around the world, Munya Andrews, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781742194622
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11678672
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11678672
System control number
MWT11678672
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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