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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Hardcover. Echoes of Valhalla is a unique account of modern adaptations of the Icelandic eddas (poems of Norse mythology) and sagas (ancient prose accounts of Viking history, voyages and battles). Num Pages: 240 pages, 50 illustrations. BIC Classification: FQ; HRKP5; JFCA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 148 x 223 x 27. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Reaktion Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780237152
ISBN
9781780237152

€ 25.99
€ 19.44

Paperback. Provides introduction to the language and background of the legends as well as a history of Dede Korkut scholarship. This title features tales that are suitable for students of world mythology and folklore. It is partly in prose and partly in verse, and includes legends that were sung or chanted in the courts and camps of political leaders. Num Pages: 242 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 160 x 14. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
242
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292707870
ISBN
9780292707870

€ 24.99
€ 23.51

Paperback. Num Pages: illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF; VX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 232 x 27. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Watkins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842931639
ISBN
9781842931639

€ 19.99
€ 15.36

Paperback. Essex, the witch hunting county, is especially rich in traditions, legends, dialect and stories. This book explores the origins and meanings of its traditions to create a sense of the influence of the customs of the past. It is aimed at those who wish to revel in the delights of times past. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752436777
ISBN
9780752436777

€ 18.21

Hardcover. "The present volume contains thirty-five fairy tales by nineteen writers, presented chronologically by author"--Introduction. Editor(s): Schultz, Gretchen; Seifert, Professor Lewis. Series: Oddly Modern Fairy Tales. Num Pages: 296 pages, 14 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DDF; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 151 x 206 x 25. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691161655
ISBN
9780691161655

€ 24.99
€ 22.59

Paperback.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KLN0016411
ISBN
9781840468847

€ 4.64

Paperback. Presents the author's reinterpretation of tales from Malory's "Morte d'Arthur". Editor(s): Horton, Chase. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; FQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141186306
ISBN
9780141186306

€ 19.99
€ 15.23

Hardcover. These folktales have been collected from Teuan, Al-Huceima, Taza, Fes, Marrakesh and Tahanout. Varied genres include anecdotes, legends and animal fables. Editor(s): Allen, Roger. Translator(s): Koudia, Jilali El. Series: Middle East Literature in Translation. Num Pages: 176 pages, glossary. BIC Classification: 1HBM; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 18. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd)
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815607892
ISBN
9780815607892

€ 32.28

Paperback. Years of research has unveiled that the Grail account describes the events of a specific timeframe, 1104 to 1137, in a specific location: the royal court of Aragon (northern Spain). This book identifies both the historical figures on which the protagonists of the Grail story is based and the identity of the Grail itself. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: HBT; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
John Hunt Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846941559
ISBN
9781846941559

€ 15.99
€ 12.81

Paperback. New research and evidence that the Sphinx is thousands of years older than previously thought Num Pages: 528 pages, Includes 16-page color insert and 247 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HDDG; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Inner Traditions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781620555255
ISBN
9781620555255

€ 24.99
€ 17.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 424.
Publisher
Career Press United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781601632951
ISBN
9781601632951

€ 16.85

Paperback. We see the Green Man half-hidden on the walls of many of our old churches, a face surrounded by leaves. Num Pages: 24 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 62 x 4. Weight in Grams: 108.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
24
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841650456
ISBN
9781841650456

€ 8.04

Paperback. In which part of North London were wild beasts once thought to roam the sewers? Why did 1920s working-class Londoners wear necklaces of blue beads? Who was the original inspiration for the 'pearly king' costume? This enchanting guide discusses the ancient legends and deep-rooted beliefs that can be found the length and breadth of the city. Num Pages: 464 pages, col. Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 35. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Random House UK
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099519867
ISBN
9780099519867

€ 16.99
€ 13.73

Paperback. Editor(s): Griffiths, Bill. Num Pages: 80 pages, 26 black and white line drawings. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 157 x 5. Weight in Grams: 110. 80 pages, 26 black and white line drawings. Editor(s): Griffiths, Bill. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JFHF. Dimension: 213 x 157 x 5. Weight: 116.
Publisher
Anglo-Saxon Books
Number of pages
80
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781898281634
ISBN
9781898281634

€ 10.86

Paperback. The iconoclastic journalist and bestselling author goes beyond the revelations of his classic "Alien Agenda," interweaving science and authentic archaeological finds with provocative speculation to show how human civilization may have originated with nonhumans who visited Earth eons ago. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: HBLA1; JFHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 136 x 26. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
William Morrow Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062130327
ISBN
9780062130327

€ 14.99
€ 12.01

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Greenwood, Francesca. Num Pages: 144 pages, mono. BIC Classification: JFHF; YFJ. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile; (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 144 x 224 x 18. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472916334
ISBN
9781472916334

€ 15.19

Paperback. A small format gift book which is a reproduction of the popular book '101 Scottish Songs' published by Collins in 1962. Popularized as 'the wee red songbook' in Scottish folk circles, this publication was in print for 26 years. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; AVGH; AVQS; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 100. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008136611
ISBN
9780008136611

€ 9.99
€ 8.79

Paperback. Dogon cosmology provides a new Rosetta stone for reinterpreting Egyptian hieroglyphs. Num Pages: 272 pages, 5 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1H; HRKT; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
Inner Traditions Bear and Company United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594771347
ISBN
9781594771347

€ 20.99
€ 16.18

Paperback. Myths are symbolic stories that have evolved through oral tradition, and they have guided and inspired people for years. Follow these lively retellings of popular and significant Greek myths and discover how to unlock their hidden meanings so that they can be better understood. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HRKP3; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 12. Weight in Grams: 154.
Publisher
McGraw-Hill
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444163469
ISBN
9781444163469

€ 14.99
€ 12.01

Paperback. 'Kent, sir - everybody knows Kent - apples, cherries, hops and women' - Mr Jingle in Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers Num Pages: 160 pages, 70ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 235 x 35. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752426280
ISBN
9780752426280

€ 18.21

Paperback. The Believing Brain is a tour de force integrating neuroscience and the social sciences to explain how irrational beliefs are formed and reinforced. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: JFH; PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 29. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Robinson Publishing
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780335292
ISBN
9781780335292

€ 13.99
€ 11.37

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; FQ; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 217 x 16. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486440620
ISBN
9780486440620

€ 15.99
€ 12.41

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; HBTB; HPS; JFC; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. Weight in Grams: 567.
Publisher
Seven Stories Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781609807405
ISBN
9781609807405

€ 29.99
€ 11.53

Paperback. Mae'na groeso cynnes Cymreig yma i bawb. There is a warm Welsh welcome here to all. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKWN; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752451879
ISBN
9780752451879

€ 13.21