American Elves

American Elves

An Encyclopedia of Little People From the Lore of 380 Ethnic Groups of the Western Hemisphere

Book - 1997
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Folklore is replete with tales of elves. Little is known about why or how they came into being, but they seem to be a part of the folk myth of every country in the Western Hemisphere.This unique reference work provides comprehensive information on the known little people from 340 ethnic groups within 49 linguistic divisions in the Western Hemisphere, particularly in the United States. The approximately 3,500 entries provide descriptions of each group of elves, alternate names, information on well-known individual elves in the group, their supposed habitat, and magical powers.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1997.
ISBN: 9780899509440
Branch Call Number: 398.45 Roth
Characteristics: xii, 329 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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