Baade, Eric C.
Myths and Their Meaning
(Teacher’s Guide). Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon, 1985. This guide provides background information for class discussion and special projects in Greek and Roman mythology.
Baker, Charles F. and Baker, Rosalie.
The Classical Companion
. New Hampshire: Cobblestone, 1988. A source book for teachers and students describing historical events, leaders and the people of five ancient civilizations. it also includes stories, puzzles, projects and an original play, “The Druids and the fall Of Gaul.
The Power of Myth
. New York: Doubleday, 1988. A companion book to the television series of conversations with Bill Moyers. Campbell speaks of mythology as the religion of our souls. The information is based on a lifetime of living with myths from around the world . The book speaks to the commonality in world myth and the commonality among cultures.
Hackin, J. et.al. Asiatic Mythology. New York Crescent (Copyright secured under Berne Convention). The book offers a detailed description and explanation of the mythologies at the great nations of Asia. Illustrations included.
Herzberg, Max J.
Myths and their Meaning
. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1978. The book contains myths of the Greeks and Romans. It is intended to appeal to the man on the street, the average reader, students of literature, and to the teacher of the classics, both English and Latin. It contains myths, myth references in literature and music, ideas for oral and written composition, project ideas and chapter quizzes.
Kitzhaber, Albert. ed.
Myths, Fables and Folktales
. New York: Halt Rinehart and Winston Inc. 1974. Think of this book as a wonderful collection a fables, parables, proverbs, myths, folktales, fairytales and discussion questions with project ideas.
History and Anthropology
Chu, Daniel and Skinner, Elliot.
A Glorious Age in Africa
. Trenton: Africa World Press, 1992. This book celebrates the history of three great empires of Africa. It takes its readers on a journey through the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali and Songhay while providing information on the cultures of these ancient civilizations.
African Civilizations in the New World
.. New York: Harper and Row, 1974. This work could well serve as an introduction to the story of blacks in America. It scientifically sketches the facts of immigration through the slave trade and the early years of Africans in the new world.
de la Garza, Rudolph and Kruszewski, Anthony.
Chicanos and Native Americans
. Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall, 1974. The book is a powerful statement on the social and political strategies that have been used, here in America to undermine the rights of Chicanos and Native Americans, with brief comparative notes on the treatment of Africans, in this democratic society.
Dorman, James and Jones, Robert.
The Afro-American Experience: cultural history through Emancipation
. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1974 Here the authors move the reader through the African background with considerations of culture and race, through the Black experience in early America the institutional dimensions and psychocultural dynamics of plantation slavery into abolition and emancipation.
Goldstein, Rhoda. ed.
Black Life and Culture in the United States
. New York: Thomas Crowell company, 1971 The author offers this book as one more attempt in covering the Black experience in America. However this one captures the richness, complexity, beauty and pain of the African American life.
Gumpez, John. ed.
Language and Social Identity
. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982 This is a series of case studies exploring situations of communication and its effect on people’s lives in the modern society.
Why Can’t They be Like Us?
New York: E.P. Dutton and Co. 1971. This book is about the diversity in American society. It discusses American society as a nation of immigrants.