An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols (Paperback)

By J. C. Cooper

Thames & Hudson, 9780500271254, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 1987

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With over 200 illustrations and lively, informative and often ironic texts, she discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa.