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By J. C. Cooper

ISBN-10: 0500012016

ISBN-13: 9780500012017

ISBN-10: 0500271259

ISBN-13: 9780500271254

In approximately 1500 entries, a lot of them strikingly and infrequently strangely illustrated, J. C. Cooper has documented the historical past and evolution of symbols from prehistory to our personal day.

With over 2 hundred illustrations and energetic, informative and infrequently ironic texts, she discusses and explains a huge number of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from structures as diversified as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the nice Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa.

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