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Encyclopedia of Russian & Slavic myth and legend

by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Slavic -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mythology, Slavic.,
  • Mythology -- Encyclopedias.

  • About the Edition

    Covers the myths and legends of the Russian Empire at its greatest extent as well as other Slavic people and countries. Includes historical, geographical, and biographical background information.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-330) and index.

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of Russian and Slavic myth and legend
    StatementMike Dixon-Kennedy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL930 .D58 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 375 p. :
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL360283M
    ISBN 101576070638, 1576071308
    LC Control Number98020330

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