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From the Amazon to the Arctic, the area is teeming with diversified cultures. there is not any larger approach for college kids to discover the world's cultural variety than via its folktales.

Presenting stories from the rules of the world's traditions, literature, lifestyle, and pop culture, The Greenwood Library of global Folktales: tales from the good Collections gathers jointly an unlimited array of folktales and arranges them in response to sector or cultural team, therefore permitting scholars to speedy and with ease find out about the stories of specific cultures. a few of these tales were instructed for hundreds of years, whereas others have emerged simply in recent years. The four-volume set comprises introductory essays as well as explanatory headnotes, and offers bibliographies on specific areas in addition to a particular, common bibliography. the main finished paintings of its sort, this set provides scholars and basic readers a guided journey of the world's folktales.

Each quantity of the set is dedicated to a specific wide geographic region:

Volume 1: Africa, the center East, Australia and Oceania

Volume 2: Asia

Volume three: Europe

Volume four: North and South America

Accessible, informative, and exciting, this publication might help literature scholars the right way to learn texts and comprehend the traditions on the middle of some of the world's literary masterpieces. it is going to additionally support social experiences scholars know about the world's cultures and recognize ethnic diversity.

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