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Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols, An

Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols, An

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In nearly 1500 entries, many of them strikingly and often surprisingly illustrated, J. C. Cooper has documented the history and evolution of symbols from prehistory to our own day.

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With over 200 illustrations and lively, informative and often ironic texts, she discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa.

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"Entries are succinct, erudite and cover many cultures."      ~Financial Times

Author Cooper, J. C.
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 208 pp.
Publisher Thames and Hudson 1993
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