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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

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

€ 110.34

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

€ 86.45

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

€ 10.94

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
€ 17.50

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
€ 16.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages, 55 b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; HBTB; JFHF; VXQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 230 x 11. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764331510
ISBN
9780764331510

€ 18.99
€ 17.50

Hardcover. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 172 x 13. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Schiffer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764351976
ISBN
9780764351976

€ 13.99
€ 12.72

Hardcover. Num Pages: 363 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; HPDF; HRG; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 140. . Library markings to spine, with usual markings inside. However, remains in a good to very good condition
Publisher
Cosmo Publications
Number of pages
363
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
SKU
KI20002320
ISBN
9788177550986

€ 9.06

Paperback. Editor(s): Dewhurst, C. Kurt; Seemann, Charlie. Series: American Association for State & Local History. Num Pages: 478 pages. BIC Classification: 3JM; DNF; GM; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 34. Weight in Grams: 717.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442272927
ISBN
9781442272927

€ 56.78

Hardcover. The Irish are world masters at talking. The magic behind our silky, colourful (and non-stop) stories is a little thing called 'blarney', or 'the gift of the gab'. But what is it, you ask, and how can you get some for yourself? Num Pages: 96 pages, 90 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HBJD1; JFHF; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 120 x 183 x 14. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847179128
ISBN
9781847179128

€ 9.62

Hardcover. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBEP; JFH; VXQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152. Weight in Grams: 698.
Publisher
Schiffer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764352515
ISBN
9780764352515

€ 25.99
€ 22.28

Hardcover. .
Publisher
Macmillan Collector's Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509826636
ISBN
9781509826636

€ 10.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Lines across the plain near the Peruvian site of Nazca have been explained as features of a religious calendar. Then, why were these interpreted as the contours of a galactic spaceport? And, what is it about flying saucer culture that speaks to people with a religious intensity? This book acts as a guide for those who are looking for the answers. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFH; VXQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Likely 1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845114510
ISBN
9781845114510

€ 17.69

Paperback. Published to celebrate the centenary and finally bring the mystery to a close, this book provides a definitive account of the Piltdown hoax. Num Pages: 160 pages, 8 black & white plates, 8 black & white plates, 42 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBTB; JFHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 158 x 10. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752487748
ISBN
9780752487748

€ 17.81

Paperback. Hampshire is proud host to traditions, customs and legends that may seem strange to the people of the twenty-first century but were very real to the Hampshire folk of yesteryear. From Abbotts Ann and the Maiden's Garlands to the Tichborne Dole and St Swithun's forty days of rain, this looks at the folklore of Hampshire. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 344.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752451794
ISBN
9780752451794

€ 17.77

Paperback. Tracing the werewolf's 'use' by anthropologists and criminologists and shifting interpretations of the figure - from the 'scientific' to the mythological and psychological - this work shows the werewolf in Freud's 'wolf-man' case and the sinister use of wolf imagery in Nazism. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF; JHM. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 18. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
annotated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845111588
ISBN
9781845111588

€ 24.99
€ 24.47

Paperback. Merlin Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750941501
ISBN
9780750941501

€ 12.89

Hardcover. For central to the Arthurian stories are the mysterious, sexually alluring enchantresses, the spellcasters and mistresses of magic. This work talks about these dangerous women. It contributes to contemporary writing on the Arthurian myths. It is useful for anyone with an interest in mythology, religion, cultural history and medieval literature. Num Pages: 264 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 574.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
264
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845111137
ISBN
9781845111137

€ 33.99
€ 32.24

Paperback. Presents a survey, drawing on a wide range of printed, manuscript and oral material. This title covers topics such as local legend and lore, ghosts and witchcraft, folk medicine, work and play, sport and fairs, crime and punishment, music, drama and calender customs. Num Pages: 256 pages, 100ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 598.
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752424682
ISBN
9780752424682

€ 19.71

Hardcover. A translation into English of five tales from Upper Egypt that accurately captures the drama, wit and vitality of Egyptian oral narrative in performance. It includes the tale of Maimuna, the slave girl of Mecca, crucified for her beliefs, and the erotic tale of Aziza, the daughter of the Sultan of Tunis, who attempts to seduce and capture Yunis. Num Pages: 248 pages, 13 integrated bw. BIC Classification: 1HBE; JFHF; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 244 x 171 x 24. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
248
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780760537
ISBN
9781780760537

€ 90.39

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752485782
ISBN
9780752485782

€ 12.89

Paperback. Num Pages: 222 pages. BIC Classification: HRLK; JFHF; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 228 x 14. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Bravo Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062501745
ISBN
9780062501745

€ 20.99
€ 15.94

Hardcover. This is a reissue of a much-admired variorum edition of Yeats's stories. 'This edition, which includes previously unpublished texts, gives a text history, which establishes once and for all the extent to which Yeats's work was modified by editors. Truly definitive. Indispensible for any major collection, including public libraries.' Library Journal Editor(s): Marcus, Phillip L.; Sidnell, Michael J. Num Pages: 372 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; DNF; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 709.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
345
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333492574
ISBN
9780333492574

€ 223.97

Paperback. Drawing on a range of printed, manuscript and oral material, this work presents a comprehensive survey. It includes chapters on: legends in the landscape, seasonal customs, anti-social customs, ghostly tales and lore, saints and holy wells, witches and wise men, superstitions of the natural world and the life cycle, and sacred and secular songs. Num Pages: 160 pages, 60. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWT; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Tempus Publishing Ltd
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752439891
ISBN
9780752439891

€ 17.77

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