The Religions of the American Indians

By: Hultkrantz, Ake

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BE2 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus some very scattered very light red ink markings and underlining plus some light bumping at the back left corner plus some very light creasing of the front cover. Translated from the Swedish by Monica Setterwall. A clear overall survey of American Indian religion that provides the main features of the religions and points out generic connections between cultural areas. It covers the Amerindian religions of both continents, but primarily those of North America. It deals with tribal religions along with the religions of the American high culture of the Incas, Mayas, Aztecs and related peoples. This an overall view of these religions and is meant to provide a sense of the meaningfulness of the religious world of the Amerindians. The author is noted for his use of phenomenological, historical, and ecological approaches in his analysis. Bibliography, indexed, 335p.

Title: The Religions of the American Indians

Author: Hultkrantz, Ake

Categories: South Amer Native, Tribal Religions, Sacred Places & Shrines, Religious Practices, Aztec, Incan, Mayan, Indian Traditional Cultures, History: Empires & Civ, Religious Studies, Religions: Ancient & Tribal, American Indians, Spirituality, Religion: General,

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., University of California Press: 1979

ISBN: 0520042395

ISBN 13: 9780520042391

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW02016

Keywords: Nonfiction Non-fiction Religious Studies American Indian Religion Mythology,