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  1. Mysterious New Mexico: Miracles,... New Trade Paper $24.95
  2. Legends and Tales of Old Munich New Trade Paper $20.95
  3. Celtic Fairy Tales New Hardcover $19.95
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Folktales of Iraq

E S Stevens

Polished by the streams of time, the oral traditions of Iraq encompass a rich variety of folktales, ranging from fanciful fables and heroic myths to stories derived from religions, sagas, and tribal customs. Countless waves of migration, conquest, and... (read more)


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  1. Oral Tradition as History Used Trade Paper $7.50
  2. The Last Unicorn
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  3. American Gods: A Novel
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  4. Myths and Mysteries of Washington Used Trade Paper $5.95
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Indian
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Climbing Chamundi Hill: 1001 Steps with a Storyteller and a Reluctant Pilgrim

Ariel Glucklich

An American traveler in India chances upon an old storyteller, who joins him on his pilgrimage to the top of a holy hill and along the way shares the authentic flavor of India through stories of courtesans and kings, holy men and thieves, talking animals,... (read more)


European
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The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

In her most ambitious annotated work to date, Maria Tatar celebrates the stories told by Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both children and adults. Andersen's most beloved tales, such... (read more)


Holidays
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Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween

Lisa Morton

Every year, children and adults alike take to the streets dressed as witches, demons, animals, celebrities, and more. They carve pumpkins and play pranks, and the braver ones watch scary movies and go on ghost tours. There are parades, fireworks displays,... (read more)


African
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Sundiata an Epic of Old Mali

Djibril Tamsir Niane

This is a revision of Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali,  a best seller for 30 years.  Retold by griots, the guardians of African Culture, this oral tradition has been handed down from the thirteenth century and captures all the mystery and majesty... (read more)


Anthologies and Collections
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The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)

Maria M Tatar

This Norton Critical Edition collects forty-four fairy tales, from the fifth century to the present. The Classic Fairy Tales focuses on six tale types: "Little Red Riding Hood," "Beauty and the Beast," "Snow White," "Cinderella," "Bluebeard," and "Hansel... (read more)


Egyptian
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The passion of Isis and Osiris :a union of two souls

Jean Houston

"Musical selections": p. [423]-426. Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-422) and index.... (read more)


Latin American
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Mayan Folktales: Folklore from Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

James D. Sexton

This collection of folklore offers a rich and lively panorama of Mayan mythic heritage. Here are everyday tales of village life; legends of witches, shamans, spiritualists, tricksters, and devils; fables of naguales, or persons who can change into animal... (read more)


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