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Witch: A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present

by Ronald Hutton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780300238679
Format:
Pb+ 376 pages

Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe’s...

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Search for God in Ancient Egypt

by Jan Assmann Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
02/2001
ISBN:
9780801487293
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

First English-language edition, with revisions and additions by the author.This classic work by one of the world's most distinguished...

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Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore

by Michael Dylan Foster and Shinonome Kijin University of California Press
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780520271029
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly...

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Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales

by John Bauer Floris Books
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781782505938
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

A new centenary gift edition of the much-loved collection of folk and fairy tales from Sweden, illustrated by acclaimed artist...

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Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World

by Adrienne Mayor Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780691170275
Format:
Pb+ 544 pages

2015 Silver Medal Winner in World History, Independent Publisher Book Awards Selected for American Scientist’s Science...

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Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Castle Legends

by Theresa Breslin Floris Books
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781782505952
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

Dark dragons, ghostly pipers, rude goblins and sly wizards -- discover the legends that dwell within the ancient castles of Scotland....

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Robin Hood: A Mythic Biography

by Stephen Knight Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780801489921
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

The only figure in the Dictionary of National Biography who is said never to have existed, Robin Hood has taken on an air of reality...

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World of Fairy Tales

by Rudolf Steiner, Peter Stebbing And Peter Stebbing SteinerBooks
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9781621480327
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

''Fairy tales and sagas are comparable to a good angel, granted human beings as a companion from birth on their life's wanderings,...

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Origins and History of Consciousness

by Erich Neumann Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780691163598
Format:
Pbk 552 pages

The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes...

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Health and Inequality: Geographical Perspectives

by Sarah E Curtis SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2003
ISBN:
9780761968238
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Health and Inequality presents a comprehensive analysis of how geographical perspectives can be used to understand the problems...

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Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yokai

by Michael Dylan Foster University of California Press
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9780520253629
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

Water sprites, mountain goblins, shape-shifting animals, and the monsters known as yôkai have long haunted the Japanese cultural...

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Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

by Maria Tatar Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780691182995
Format:
Pbk 376 pages

Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking...

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Phoenix: An Unnatural Biography of a Mythical Beast

by Joseph Nigg University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780226195490
Format:
Hbk 496 pages

Arising triumphantly from the ashes of its predecessor, the phoenix has been an enduring symbol of resilience and renewal for...

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Ireland's Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth

by Mark Williams Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
12/2018
ISBN:
9780691183046
Format:
Pb+ 608 pages

Honorable Mention for the 2017 PROSE Award in Literature, Association of American Publishers Ireland’s Immortals...

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Catarina the Wise and Other Wondrous Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales

by Giuseppe Pitre University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780226462790
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

Well, gentlemen, here's a tale that people have told time and again . . . . So begins the title story in this collection of...

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