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Aboriginal Myths  Tales of the Dreamtime : Aboriginal Library Series - A.W. Reed

Aboriginal Myths Tales of the Dreamtime

Aboriginal Library Series

By: A.W. Reed

Paperback

Published: 1st June 1998
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A collection of stories exploring dreamtime myths through ancient images, such as the Rainbow Snake, the discovery of fire, and the first man and woman. Divided into three sections, "The Great Father", "Totemic Ancestors" and "Creation Myths", it seeks to provide an insight into Aboriginal culture.

About the Author

Born in Auckland in 1908, A.W. Reed (Alexander Wyclif) was educated at Mt Albert Grammar School. In 1932, he helped to found a book-publishing business, A.H. & A.W. Reed, one of New Zealand's leading publishing houses of the time with an enduring list of local books. Reed wrote more than 200 books himself, with a range of reference works and popular accounts of Maori culture. He died in 1979.

ISBN: 9781876334147
ISBN-10: 1876334142
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st June 1998
Publisher: NEW HOLLAND PUBLISHERS
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.19