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The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween: Celebrating the Dark Half of the Year
The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween: Celebrating the Dark Half of the Year
by Jean Markale
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A comprehensive examination of the rituals and philosophies of the Celtic holiday of Samhain, the inspiration for Halloween. • Presents the true meaning of this ancient holiday and shows how contemporary observances still faithfully reflect the... (read more)

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The Power of Myth
The Power of Myth
by Joseph Campbell
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Indian Why Stories
Indian Why Stories
by Frank B Linderman
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The Native American was a true lover of nature and close observer of the sights and sounds about him. He delighted in composing tales that offered imaginative explanations for everything--from simple stories about creation to fanciful accounts of how... (read more)

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Over Nine Waves: A Book of Irish Legends
Over Nine Waves: A Book of Irish Legends
by Marie Heaney
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Journalist Marie Heaney skillfully revives the glory of ancient Irish storytelling in this comprehensive volume from the great pre-Christian sequences to the more recent tales of the three patron saints Patrick, Brigid, and Colmcille. Marie Heaney was... (read more)

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Folk Group and Foklore Genres: An Introduction
Folk Group and Foklore Genres: An Introduction
by Elliott Oring
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Oring's introductory folklore text consists of a series of essays by leading scholars that give the student a solid sense of major folklore topics and interpretive techniques. Since 1986, when it was first published, this book has met the need for good... (read more)

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50 Ways to Cure a Hangover
50 Ways to Cure a Hangover
by Cara Frost-sharratt
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For anyone who has ever woken up with a throbbing head, a churning stomach, and an overwhelming sense of remorse, this book is for you. Why not try a "hair of the dog" Bloody Mary or the ultimate sandwich to soak up the booze? Or, if you can't face food... (read more)

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Celtic Inspirations: Essential Meditations and Texts (Inspirations)
Celtic Inspirations: Essential Meditations and Texts (Inspirations)
by Lyn Webster Wilde
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The Celts were not only great warriors but also a creative, peaceful and mystical people. Today we especially appreciate their imaginative myth-making, their brilliant design and their profound sense of wonder and magic: three elements that combine in... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
by Jan Harold Brunvand
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The definitive word on the subject from the dean of urban legend studies.... (read more)

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Ecology Meaning and Religion
Ecology Meaning and Religion
by Roy A Rappaport
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"While many anthropologists of various epistemological persuasions would perhaps dismiss such topics as the business of priests rather than of scientists, Rappaport correctly perceives that the problem of man's religious consciousness is not only a... (read more)

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King of the Celts: Arthurian Legends and the Celtic Tradition
King of the Celts: Arthurian Legends and the Celtic Tradition
by Jean Markale
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"No student or lover of Arthurian bravado and myth should pass up this book. You will immediately be caught up in Markale's telling of the familiar tale, and enchanted by the new twists on the old story."... (read more)

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The Book of Werewolves
The Book of Werewolves
by Sabine Baring Gould
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Eclectic British scholar SABINE BARING-GOULD (1834-1924) inspired My Fair Lady, wrote the hymn Onward Christian Soldiers, and published more than five hundred literary works. Among his foremost folkloric studies is 1865's The Book of Werewolves, the... (read more)

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Texas Ghost Stories: Fifty Favorites for the Telling
Texas Ghost Stories: Fifty Favorites for the Telling
by Tim Tingle
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Some humorous, some haunting, and some just late-night terrifying, these stories, gathered by two favorite Texas tellers, span a rich cultural heritage from the earliest Spanish explorers to the present, from La Llorona (the Weeping Woman) to the... (read more)

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A Mythic Life: Learning to Live Our Greater Story
A Mythic Life: Learning to Live Our Greater Story
by Jean Houston
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Jean Houston,Ph.D., is the bestselling author of fifteen books, including The Possible Human and The Search for the Beloved, and an internationally renowned psychologist, scholar, philosopher, and teacher. She is the co-director of the Foundation for... (read more)

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Celtic Fairy Tales
Celtic Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs
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Great folklorist's selection of the finest legendary and folk material fromWelsh, Scottish, and Irish sources. 26 medieval and modern stories in all. 46 illustrations.... (read more)

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The Sacred and Profane
The Sacred and Profane
by Mircea Eliade
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A highly original and scholarly work on spirituality by noted historian Mircea Eliade   In The Sacred and the Profane, Mircea Eliade observes that while contemporary people believe their world is entirely profane, or secular, they still at times... (read more)

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Mesopotamian myths
Mesopotamian myths
by Henrietta Mccall
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A vast legacy of powerful creative writing was revealed when nineteenth-century scholars managed to decipher the mysterious wedge-shaped symbols of cuneiform script, inscribed on clay tablets over 5,000 years ago by the ancient Mesopotamians. Strikingly... (read more)

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The Discovery of King Arthur
The Discovery of King Arthur
by Geoffrey Ashe
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Myths, legends, and literary mysteries mix with maps, relics, and historical facts in The Discovery of King Arthur. Scholars, students, and general readers of all ages have wonderedfor centuriesabout whether Britain was ever really ruled by an Arthur who... (read more)

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Dead Birds Don't Sing But Witching Rods Talk
Dead Birds Don't Sing But Witching Rods Talk
by Murray Mcgill
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This book features humorous and serious stories, as well as wild and hard-to-believe stories. From fishing and logging tales, to Sasquatch encounters - all of the stories are true. Some old Native (Indian) stories might have been passed over as legends... (read more)

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The Blithedale Romance (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Blithedale Romance (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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A group of Utopians, dispirited by a mid-nineteenth-century America they view as dissolute, takes to the pastoral life, but finds little satisfaction in its socialist living experiments. Little by little, the members' hypocrisies, contradictions, and... (read more)

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Cuentos de Cuanto Hay: Tales from Spanish New Mexico / Tales of Olden Times
Cuentos de Cuanto Hay: Tales from Spanish New Mexico / Tales of Olden Times
by J Manuel Espinosa
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Joe Hayes is a professional storyteller and lives in Santa Fe. He has received the New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence and Achievement in the Arts.... (read more)

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