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  • Women Who Run with Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
    Women Who Run with Wolves (English, Paperback) Clarissa Pinkola Estes

    A Jungian analyst explores the feminine psyche through stories of "wild women"--the mythological archetype of the strong, primitive woman

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  • Workers' Tales by Michael Rosen
    Workers' Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Rosen

    A collection of political tales?first published in British workers' magazines?selected and introduced by acclaimed critic and author Michael Rosen...

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  • A Treasury of British Folklore by Dee Dee Chainey
    A Treasury of British Folklore (English, Hardback) Dee Dee Chainey

    An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present.

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  • Treasury of Greek Mythology by Donna Jo Napoli
    Treasury of Greek Mythology (English, Hardback) Donna Jo Napoli

    An introduction to some of the most prominent beings in the ancient Greek pantheon.

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  • The Poetic Edda by Carolyne Larrington
    The Poetic Edda (English, Paperback) Carolyne Larrington

    A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.

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  • A Secret Vice by J. R. R. Tolkien
    A Secret Vice (English, Hardback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    First ever critical study of Tolkien's little-known essay, which reveals how language invention shaped the creation of Middle-earth and beyond, to George R R Martin's Game of Thrones.

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  • Scatterlings by Martin Shaw
    Scatterlings (English, Paperback) Martin Shaw

    In "Scatterlings," Martin Shaw walks the myth-lines of seven stories based in and around his homeland of Dartmoor, England.

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  • Follow the Old Road by Jo Kerrigan
    Follow the Old Road (Hardback) Jo Kerrigan, Richard Mills

    By turning off the main highway and discovering old routes, some of which have been travelled for thousands of years, you will see Ireland in an entirely different way. Follow the Old Road will take you on a tour of a variety of pathways from great river roads to lost railways.

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  • The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt by Richard H. Wilkinson
    The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Richard H. Wilkinson

    A fully illustrated and systematic survey of the mythology, iconography and worship of the mysterious and awe-inspiring deities that dominated Egyptian religion from early pharaonic times to the Roman period.

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  • The Edge of Memory by Patrick Nunn
    The Edge of Memory (Paperback) Patrick Nunn

    In today's society it is generally the written word that holds the authority. We are more likely to trust the words found in a history textbook over the version of history retold by a friend - after all, human memory is unreliable, and how can you be sure your friend hasn't embellished the facts? But before humans were writing down their knowledge, they were telling it to each other in the form of...

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  • Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures by Camilla D'Errico
    Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures (English, Paperback) Camilla D'Errico

    Following the success of her first coloring book, Pop Manga Coloring Book, artist Camilla d'Errico takes fans beneath the waves with 70 black-and-white images of beloved characters from undersea fairy tales and myths in this stunning coloring book.

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  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Anonymous
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Multiple languages, Paperback) Anonymous

    "This is the best translation of Sir Gawain " -- Gordon Teskey, Cornell University

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  • My Granny Went to Market by Stella Blackstone
    My Granny Went to Market (English, Paperback) Stella Blackstone

    Young readers can join Granny as she journeys around the world on a magic carpet, shopping for amazing treasures in all of the places she visits, and taking readers on a counting adventure through the different countries of the world. Full color.

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  • Ancient Aliens (R)
    Ancient Aliens (R) (English, Hardback)

    The first official companion book to HISTORY (R) network's hit series Ancient Aliens (R): a powerful journey through human history that explores fascinating unanswered questions about the origins of our civilizations.

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  • The Land of the Green Man by Carolyne Larrington
    The Land of the Green Man (English, Paperback) Carolyne Larrington

    Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain.

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  • Medieval Monsters by Sherry Lindquist
    Medieval Monsters (English, Hardback) Sherry Lindquist, Asa Simon Mittman

    A great visual exploration of our enduring fascination with the fantasy world.

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  • The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley
    The Penguin Book of Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Joyce Tyldesley

    The civilization we know as Ancient Egypt stretched over three thousand years. What was life like for ancient Egyptians? What were their beliefs - and how different were they from ours? This title uses Egypt's narratives to create a panorama of its history, from the earliest settlers to the time of Cleopatra.

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  • Maps of Meaning by Jordan B. Peterson
    Maps of Meaning (English, Paperback) Jordan B. Peterson

    Connecting neuropsychology and cognitive science with Freudian theory and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, this text aims to show that there is an empirical connection between what neuroscience tells us about the brain/behaviour, and what rituals and myths have long narrated.

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  • Dictionary of Gypsy Mythology by Claude Lecouteux
    Dictionary of Gypsy Mythology (English, Hardback) Claude Lecouteux

    A comprehensive A-to-Z reconstruction of the oral tradition of the Rom--gypsies--based on sources never before available in English.

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  • The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Robert Graves
    The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (English, Paperback) Robert Graves

    The gold standard in Greek mythology, in a dazzling graphic deluxe edition with a new introduction by the bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.

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