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  • 21st-Century Yokel
    21st-Century Yokel (English, Hardback) Tom Cox

    The feel of the book has a lot in common with the country walks Tom Cox was on when he composed much of it: it's bewitched by fresh air, intrepid in minor ways, haunted by weather and old stories and the spooky edges of the outdoors, restless, sometimes foolish, and prone to a few detours...

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  • The Witch
    The Witch (English, Hardback) Ronald Hutton

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

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  • Treasury of Greek Mythology
    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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  • Once Upon a Time
    Once Upon a Time (English, Hardback) Marina Warner

    In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture.

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  • The Poetic Edda
    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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  • The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths
    The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths (English, Hardback) William Hansen

    The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories?from myths and fairy tales to jokes...

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  • A Secret Vice
    A Secret Vice (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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  • The Sumerian Controversy
    The Sumerian Controversy (English, Paperback) Dr Heather Lynn

    There are new excavations under way in ancient Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq). Join writer, researcher, and archaeologist, Dr. Heather Lynn, as she investigates who is behind the latest Sumerian discovery near the ancient city of Ur. What is its connection to big oil, bankers, and elite families? Among many of the new artifacts, one stands out that has been quickly shipped off for analysis. It...

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  • The Magpie and the Wardrobe
    The Magpie and the Wardrobe (English, Hardback) Sam McKechnie, Alexandrine Portelli

    Presents a guide to the folklore and superstitions that shape each month of the year.

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  • Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre
    Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre (Paperback) Christopher Dell

    Monsters have preoccupied mankind from the earliest times: even cave art includes animal-human monsters. This book explores monsters down the ages and throughout the world. It provides a dark yet engrossing visual history of the human mind, lit up by flashes of wild and unearthly inspiration.

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  • The Book of Yokai
    The Book of Yokai (English, Paperback) Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Drawing on years of research in Japan, this book unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages.

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  • The Last Storytellers
    The Last Storytellers (English, Paperback) Richard Hamilton

    Marrakech is the heart and lifeblood of Morocco's ancient storytelling tradition. For nearly a thousand years, storytellers have gathered in the legendary square of the city to recount ancient folktales and fables to rapt audiences. All but extinct, Richard Hamilton has tracked down the few remaining storytellers and preserved their stories here.

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  • Physics of Angels
    Physics of Angels (English, Paperback) Rupert Sheldrake

    Fox, an Episcopal priest, and Sheldrake, a biologist, create a profound and intelligent vision of angels for the next millennium.

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  • Asfidity and Mad-Stones
    Asfidity and Mad-Stones (Paperback) H Byron Ballard

    Sharing these practices and this beloved but fading culture has led me far afield, teaching and speaking. I've rambled from the bayous of Louisiana to the ruined hills of West Virginia, and from Memphis to Glastonbury in search of stories and materials and ways of doing. There are so many old ideas newly integrated into my personal practice and my teaching - enough to fill a book. And here it is....

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  • The Bigfoot Book
    The Bigfoot Book (English, Paperback) Nick Redfern

    Does a hulking, hairy, 800-pound, nine-foot-tall, elusive primate roam the woods and forests throughout North America - and the world? Audio- recordings exist purporting to be the creatures' eerie chatter and bone-chilling screaming. Whether called Sasquatch, Yeti, Bigfoot or something else , bipedal primates appear in folklore, legends and eyewitness accounts in every state of the union and many...

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  • Flat Earth Clues
    Flat Earth Clues (English, Paperback) Mark Sargent, Rosie Brooks

    The Flat Earth Clues book gives you 12 compelling reasons why you should rethink the globe model that you have been taught.Before you were born, before your parents, your grandparents, before you even had a family lineThere was the illusion, the trick, the lie... That you lived on a small spinning rock, flying through space.You thought it was true, because children don't believe in lies. And you...


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  • Ancient Aliens (R)
    Ancient Aliens (R) (English, Hardback) The Producers of Ancient Aliens

    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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  • Viking Myths & Sagas
    Viking Myths & Sagas (Paperback) Rosalind Kerven

    Viking Age culture is brought vividly to life through its own mythology and stories of romance, war, religion, outlawry, exploration, slavery and the supernatural, enhanced by authentic proverbs, poems, riddles and spells.

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  • African Temples of the Anunnaki
    African Temples of the Anunnaki (English, Paperback) Michael Tellinger

    Archaeological proof of the advanced civilization on the southern tip of Africa that preceded Sumer and Egypt by 200,000 years

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