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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback. A unique description and analysis of the domains and genres of UAE folklore, including folk customs and beliefs, traditional arts and crafts, folk dances, folk narratives and proverbs. Challenging the established meaning of folklife, this volume also deals with folklore in public life, in the mass media, in education and in politics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBXU; JFHF; JFSL. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 12. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415616393
ISBN
9780415616393

€ 48.19

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFHF; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 216 x 24. Weight in Grams: 466.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
First Edition, First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486796802
ISBN
9780486796802

€ 14.99
€ 14.23

Paperback. Num Pages: 266 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF; YFJ. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 384.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Broadway Books
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780517588376
ISBN
9780517588376

€ 17.99
€ 14.24

Paperback. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 181 x 7. Weight in Grams: 132.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Bradwell Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909914988
ISBN
9781909914988

€ 8.34

Paperback. Num Pages: 419 pages. BIC Classification: GB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 251 x 178 x 30. Weight in Grams: 703.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
McFarland
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786471119
ISBN
9780786471119

€ 57.75

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
New Falcon Publications,U.S. United States
Edition
Third revised
Number of pages
430
Condition
New
SKU
V9781561841530
ISBN
9781561841530

€ 42.99
€ 33.37

Paperback. Provides a more complete history of the zombie than has ever been told, explaining how the myth's migration to the New World was facilitated by the transatlantic slave trade, and reveals the real-world import of storytelling, reminding us of the power of myths and mythmaking, and the high stakes of appropriation and homage. Series: American Literatures Initiative. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: APFN; DSB; HRQ; JFCA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 417.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813568836
ISBN
9780813568836

€ 39.82

Hardback. Robert F. Kennedy's assassination in 1968 seemed like it should be an open-and-shut case. Many people crowded in the small room at Los Angeles's famed Ambassador Hotel that fateful night and saw Sirhan Sirhan pull the trigger. Sirhan was also convicted of the crime and still languishes in jail with a life sentence. Num Pages: 356 pages, 16 b&w photos, 1 diagram. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPK; JFHC; JPWL1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 160 x 27. Weight in Grams: 662.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Potomac Books Inc United States
Number of pages
356
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597970792
ISBN
9781597970792

€ 24.99
€ 18.21

Paperback. Num Pages: 241 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 360.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Adventures Unlimited Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781931882873
ISBN
9781931882873

€ 17.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The History Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781845888497
ISBN
9781845888497

€ 12.99
€ 11.02

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The History Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845888169
ISBN
9781845888169

€ 9.99
€ 9.98

Paperback. Editor(s): Boyd, Matthieu. Num Pages: 616 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBB; HBJD; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 839.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268037369
ISBN
9780268037369

€ 50.99
€ 45.68

Paperback. In this book, the articles explore the different social practices that are typically understood as sorcery, magic and ritual, and address a diversity of ethnographic contexts in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the America's. Editor(s): Kapferer, Bruce. Num Pages: 284 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRQX2; JFHF; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 444.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781571814180
ISBN
9781571814180

€ 42.50

Hardback. Series: World Mythology S. Num Pages: 297 pages, 31. BIC Classification: 1KB; HRQ; JFHF; JFSL9. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 178 x 19. Weight in Grams: 756.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
ABC-CLIO Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
297
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851095339
ISBN
9781851095339

€ 81.23

Paperback. The result is an unprecedented guide to the study of Chinese myth for specialists and nonspecialists alike. Num Pages: 344 pages, 10, 10 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 172 x 21. Weight in Grams: 478.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Edition
Fourth Edition
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801861833
ISBN
9780801861833

€ 27.99
€ 25.97

Library Binding. Of the many ballads, tales, and plays extolling filial piety (xiao) the foundational virtue of imperial China none was more popular in that era than the legend of Dong Yong and his heavenly helpmate, Weaving Maiden. This title presents the five versions of the legend. It illustrates the changing perceptions of xiao in various genres. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 145 x 14. Weight in Grams: 276.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
108
Condition
New
SKU
V9781603841368
ISBN
9781603841368

€ 80.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HRQ; JFHF; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 136 x 15. Weight in Grams: 212.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
HarperOne
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062501882
ISBN
9780062501882

€ 19.99
€ 15.83

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLCG; 3JJ; JFHX; JPVH1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 150 x 23. Weight in Grams: 575.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Univ Of Minnesota Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816636266
ISBN
9780816636266

€ 24.99
€ 24.26

Paperback. There's more to Irish bird folklore than the 'wran' boys and the Children of Lir. Birds have been part of our culture from very early times and there are countless beliefs, proverbs and curses associated with them. This entertaining compendium will bring joy to bird lovers and general readers alike. Num Pages: 360 pages, 150 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 192 x 24. Weight in Grams: 538.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781848893139
ISBN
9781848893139

€ 19.99
€ 13.66

Hardcover. This indispensable reader maps a comprehensive and global study of food through key sources in folklore, unpacked with expert commentary and student-focused learning features. Editor(s): Long, Lucy M. Num Pages: 480 pages, 3 bw. BIC Classification: JFCV; JFHF; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 189 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1383.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857857231
ISBN
9780857857231

€ 110.42

Hardcover. Series: Latin American Gender and Sexualities. Num Pages: 204 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, 12 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB; JFCA; JFHF; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 237 x 20. Weight in Grams: 444.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498529631
ISBN
9781498529631

€ 81.56

Paperback. Here are the five earliest ballads of 'Robyn Hode', retold in vivid modern prose. They still constitute the best version of the famous English outlaw - fast and violent, earthy and satirical, dangerous, sinister, mysterious and revolutionary. This is a new telling of Robin Hood for our time, full of valor, passion and bloodshed. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 113 x 12. Weight in Grams: 140.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752489674
ISBN
9780752489674

€ 10.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 82 b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1KBBFL; HBTB; JFHF; VXQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 169 x 14. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764331343
ISBN
9780764331343

€ 18.99
€ 17.59

Paperback. Editor(s): Feldman, Christina. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: HRA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 264 x 27. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
HarperOne
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062514424
ISBN
9780062514424

€ 20.99
€ 16.62

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