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In Search of Myths and Heroes Exploring Four Epic Legends of the World

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ISBN-10: 0520251709

ISBN-13: 9780520251700

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Wood

List price: $26.95
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Description:

In this compelling new book, accompanying the PBS television series of the same name, historian Michael Wood, whose renowned adventures have taken him to many remote and exciting places around the globe, now goes in search of four powerful legends: Shangri-La, the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba, and the Holy Grail. Gorgeously illustrated by Steve Razzetti, with full-color photographs of some of the most beautiful landscapes and cities on earth, In Search of Myths and Heroes is a series of real journeys to real places and an encounter with the living descendants of the ancient cultures that produced the four legends. From the mountains of Tibet to the coasts of Ethiopia and Yemen to the…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 2/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
The Search for Shangri-La Jason and the Golden Fleece
The Queen of Sheba Arthur: The Once and Future King
Further Reading
Acknowledgements
Index