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Myth and sexuality

Highwater, Jamake.

Myth and sexuality

by Highwater, Jamake.

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Meridian in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Religious aspects.,
  • Sex role -- Religious aspects.,
  • Mythology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index.

    StatementJamake Highwater.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.S4 H54 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20038906M
    ISBN 100452010691

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