The Myths of the New World

Daniel G. Brinton


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The Myths of the New World is a book by American archaeologist and ethnologist, Daniel G. Brinton. First published in 1868, the book is an attempt to analyse and correlate, scientifically, the mythology of the American Indians. The book discusses subjects such as the idea of god, the sacred number, symbols like the bird and the serpent, the myths of water and fire, the myths of creation and the flood, the origin of man, and the soul.

This book has 113 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1868.

Production notes: This ebook of The Myths of the New World was published by Global Grey on the 7th June 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Kee-o-kúk, The Watchful Fox, Chief of the Tribe, on Horseback' by George Catlin.

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