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A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legends
A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legends
by Mike Dixon Kennedy
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Bringing together two of the most fertile areas of myth and legend, The Companion to Arthurian & Celtic Myths & Legends is a unique reference tool which is based on wide research and contains some of the most colourful myths and legends... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
by Wolfram Eberhard
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This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and... (read more)

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Simply: Fairies (Simply)
Simply: Fairies (Simply)
by Ralph Harvey
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Fairies have enchanted humans for centuries—but are these mischievous, ethereal creatures more than just myth? One could ask for no better guide to the fairy realm than Ralph Harvey, one of Englands foremost modern-day witches. In Simply Fairies he... (read more)

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The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion
The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: Metaphor as Myth and as Religion
by Joseph Campbell
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Joseph Campbell's last book explores the space age. Campbell posits that the newly discovered laws of outer space are actually at work within human beings as well, and that a new mythology is implicit in this realization.... (read more)

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Irish Cures, Mystic Charms & Superstitions
Irish Cures, Mystic Charms & Superstitions
by Lady Wilde
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Lady Wilde, mother of famed author Oscar Wilde, over 100 years ago collected these hundreds of archaic cures, spells, homespun proverbs, visionary omens and prophecies. 128 pages, 16 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.... (read more)

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The Medieval Quest for Arthur
The Medieval Quest for Arthur
by Robert Rouse
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In this original look at the world of Arthur, the authors show how the people of medieval England engaged with the Arthurian legend. Individual chapters cover Winchester as the site of Camelot, the crown of Arthur presented by Edward I, and the various... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
by Jan Harold Brunvand
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 497-499) and index.... (read more)

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Druids: Very Short Introduction (10 Edition)
Druids: Very Short Introduction (10 Edition)
by Cunliffe
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The Druids have been known and discussed for at least 2400 years, first by Greek writers and later by the Romans, who came in contact with them in Gaul and Britain. According to these sources, they were a learned caste who officiated in religious... (read more)

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Sibyls: Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World
Sibyls: Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World
by Jorge Guillermo
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From myth to myth, and over thousands of years, few archetypes have so captured the imaginations of readers as that of the Sibyl. Sibyls--from the Greek word for prophetess--commanded a remarkable amount of respect and devotion in the ancient world for... (read more)

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Celtic Mysteries: The Ancient Religion
Celtic Mysteries: The Ancient Religion
by John Sharkey
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Discusses the religion of the ancient Celts and shows burial chambers, standing stones, cromlechs, and sacred wells in Ireland.... (read more)

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Perrault's Fairy Tales
Perrault's Fairy Tales
by Perrault
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Original versions of "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," and more. With 34 magnificent illustrations by Gustave Doré.... (read more)

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Myth: Myths & Legends of the World Explored
Myth: Myths & Legends of the World Explored
by Kenneth McLeish
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Both an exploration and comprehensive guide, the 2,500 cross-referenced entries in Myth detail the characters, settings, themes, and motifs of the major myth-traditions of every continent. The book provides a cross-cultural survey of the recurring motifs... (read more)

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Ecology Meaning and Religion
Ecology Meaning and Religion
by Roy A Rappaport
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"Two enterprises have proceeded in anthropology since ts earliest days. One, objective in its aspirations and inspired by biological disciplines, seeks explanation and is concerned to discover laws and causes. The other, subjective in its... (read more)

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Gumbo YA-YA: Folk Tales of Louisiana
Gumbo YA-YA: Folk Tales of Louisiana
by Lyle Saxon
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The living folklore of Louisiana returns in this new edition of the classic Gumbo Ya-Ya. Long considered the finest collection of Louisiana folk tales and customs, Gumbo Ya-Ya chronicles the stories and legends that have emergedfrom the bayou country... (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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Storytelling World/Storytelling Magazine Award Winner "I love a book that gives me what it promises, and this one does: fifty real ghost stories, drawn from a variety of sources and told in as many voices, written so as to simulate the language and... (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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In a masterful blend of history, geography, and literature, Jean Markale re-creates the true King Arthur, the real-life Celtic warrior-hero who organized the resistance to the Saxon onslaught in fifth-century England. Markale's unsurpassed knowledge of... (read more)

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Favorite Folktales From Around the World
Favorite Folktales From Around the World
by Jane Yolen
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Here between two covers you will find an inexhaustible source of delight for children and adults alike: the world's best folktales, chosen by the internationally known storyteller Jane Yolen. Over 150 tales are compiled from Iceland to Syria, Cuba to... (read more)

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Cults of Roman Empire (96 Edition)
Cults of Roman Empire (96 Edition)
by Robert Turcan
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Robert Turcan is Professor of Roman History at the Sorbonne. He is a former student of the Ecole Normale Superieure, and a member of both the École Française in Rome and the Institut Francais. He has published widely on Roman antiquity both... (read more)

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Aboriginal Myths, Legends & Fables
Aboriginal Myths, Legends & Fables
by A W Reed
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This work presents a wealth of poetic and imaginative tales from Aboriginal cultural heritage. While retelling the stories simply, this book captures the mystical bond that exists between Aboriginal people, their environment and the spirit life of the... (read more)

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Feminist Fairy Tales (96 Edition)
Feminist Fairy Tales (96 Edition)
by Barbra G. Walker
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Prominent feminist author Barbara Walker has revamped, retold, and infused with life some of your favorite classic fairy tales. No longer are women submissive, helpless creatures in need of redemption through the princely male! Instead they are vibrantly... (read more)

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