Asian Mythology: Myths and Legends of China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia

Rachel Storm

Previously published as part of the compendium, The Encyclopedia of Eastern Mythology.; An authoritative A to Z guide to the mythologies and legends of China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Over 150 alphabetical entries describe the central mythical figures of each religion or culture and their importance to the ancient civilizations and peoples of the East. Superb pictorial spreads illustrate the themes and symbols at the heart of each culture, including Demons and Dragons, Yin and Yang, China's Eight Immortals, and the Sacred Peaks. Beautifully illustrated with over 130 colour images, depicting the central features and characters of the mythologies stories and looking at the impact of these vivid and entrancing legends. Lively and informed narrative written by an expert on myths and mythology. A unique and indispensable reference to the exciting tales and ancient legends of the East.

Published by Joanna Lorenz, United Kingdom

  • Language: English
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 1843094093
  • 23 x 30cm
  • 96 pages
  • Book Condition: New, showing only signs of shelf wear.
  • £12,00 (+ shipping)
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