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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACBP; AFC; AGB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 209 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1565.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Annotated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486800356
ISBN
9780486800356

€ 34.99
€ 25.14

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 30 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESD; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 13. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750962230
ISBN
9780750962230

€ 13.25

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752460178
ISBN
9780752460178

€ 13.23

Paperback. Series: Myth and Poetics. Num Pages: 576 pages, 1. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 228 x 34. Weight in Grams: 722.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801475726
ISBN
9780801475726

€ 35.99
€ 35.19

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JM; HBJK; HBLX; JFHC; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
William Morrow Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062359902
ISBN
9780062359902

€ 16.99
€ 12.88

Hardcover. Daftary traces the origins and early development of the legends of the Assassins of Northern Iran - as well as investigating the historical context in which they were fabricated and transmitted, culminating in Marco Polo's reports of the "Old Man of the Mountain". Num Pages: 200 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FBN; HBJF1; HBLC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 23. Weight in Grams: 590.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
200
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850437055
ISBN
9781850437055

€ 98.53

Paperback. Egypt's cultural heritage is vast, and the story of this ancient civilization has captured our imagination. This fully illustrated book provides a treasure chest of found objects, archaeological sites, hieroglyphic inscriptions and beautiful tomb art from ancient Egypt. It also introduces the gods and goddesses of Egypt. Num Pages: 256 pages, over 370 photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; HRKP1; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 167 x 16. Weight in Grams: 644.
Publisher
Southwater
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780193328
ISBN
9781780193328

€ 10.99
€ 9.67

Mass Market Paperback. Offers a selection of adventures at sea from the Thousand and One Nights. Series: Little Black Classics. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 111 x 9. Weight in Grams: 54.
Publisher
Penguin Classic
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141397689
ISBN
9780141397689

€ 4.81

Paperback. Centuries after the brutal slaughter of the Cathars by papally endorsed Northern French forces, the medieval Cathars continue to exert a powerful influence on both popular culture and spiritual seekers. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 216 x 29. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Watkins Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Anniversary edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780287157
ISBN
9781780287157

€ 16.99
€ 13.87

Paperback. Editor(s): Haendel, Alexandra. Num Pages: 312 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: HRAC; HRAX; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 235 x 21. Weight in Grams: 480.
Publisher
Monash University Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781921867286
ISBN
9781921867286

€ 49.99
€ 44.81

Hardcover. The Folktales and Storytellers of Iran explores the key ideas of cultural identity, self-knowledge and understanding, and how these are represented and developed through a rich literary tradition of folklore and storytelling in what was for a long time an oral-based culture. Series: International Library of Iranian Studies. Num Pages: 287 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FBN; JFHF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 223 x 160 x 28. Weight in Grams: 502.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780766690
ISBN
9781780766690

€ 93.62

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFHC; VXQB; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 228 x 18. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Adventures Unlimited Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781939149664
ISBN
9781939149664

€ 25.99
€ 25.98

Paperback. Num Pages: 300 pages, 40. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 160 x 14. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Feral House
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781936239085
ISBN
9781936239085

€ 23.99
€ 17.98

Paperback. Sacred stones and stone monuments feature the world over and Ireland is no exception. Our landscape is dotted with them. This is a wonderful reminder of our spiritual past as some of these stones and monuments enter their fifth millennium. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HBJD1; HDD; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 221 x 16. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Collins Pr
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848892767
ISBN
9781848892767

€ 15.99
€ 13.86

Paperback. The first English translation of the book that reveals the Cathar stronghold at Montsegur to be the repository of the Holy Grail. Num Pages: 224 pages, map. BIC Classification: HRAX; JFHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 16. Weight in Grams: 324. The Struggle Between the Cathars, the Templars, and the Church of Rome. 224 pages, map. Presents the history of the Papal persecution of the Cathars that lies in the mediaeval epic, "Parzival", and in the poetry of the troubadours. This book presents the legend of the Cathars and the Holy Grail. It gives an account of authors explorations of the Pyrenean caves. It is an addition to the English language Grail and Templar literature. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HRAX; JFHC. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 16. Weight: 322.
Publisher
Inner Traditions
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594771354
ISBN
9781594771354

€ 19.99
€ 14.12

Paperback. Avalon is Britain's very own Atlantis - a mystical kingdom rich in myth and lore. Legends tell how the body of King Arthur was taken to Avalon, where he would wait till his nation's hour of need. The truth is that Avalon was a very real place with a turbulent history of its own. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; HBJD1; HBLC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Ebury Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844132232
ISBN
9781844132232

€ 16.99
€ 13.87

Hardcover. Num Pages: 198 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFS; CBX; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 99 x 10. . T
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
9781910745397
ISBN
9781910745397

€ 9.00
€ 7.69

Paperback. A study of sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps. Num Pages: 128 pages, 115 colour. BIC Classification: HBTP; JFHF; RGV; WTRM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 239 x 13. Weight in Grams: 660.
Publisher
British Library
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712357715
ISBN
9780712357715

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 266 pages. BIC Classification: BG; BTC; JFHX; TBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 134 x 204 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228.
Publisher
Broadway Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780307588692
ISBN
9780307588692

€ 16.99
€ 13.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 232 pages, black & white illustrations, maps, colour plates. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 384. 232 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JFH. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 15. Weight: 388.
Publisher
New Page Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781601630865
ISBN
9781601630865

€ 19.17

Hardcover. In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, the artists who illustrated them, and much more. Editor(s): Zipes, Jack. Series: Oxford Companions. Num Pages: 768 pages, 60 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 165 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1370.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199689828
ISBN
9780199689828

€ 45.88

Paperback. A comprehensive study that draws upon poetry and mythology, art and literature, archaeology and psychology to show how the myth of the goddess has been lost from our formal Judeo-Christian images of the divine. It explains what happened to the goddess, when, and how she was excluded from western culture, and the implications of this loss. Num Pages: 800 pages, b&w illustrations and illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: HRLB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 155 x 36. Weight in Grams: 768.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
800
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140192926
ISBN
9780140192926

€ 29.99
€ 21.70

Hardcover. Cockaigne: portrayed in legend, oral history, and art, this imaginary land became the most pervasive collective dream of medieval times-an earthly paradise to counter the suffering and frustration of daily existence and to quell anxieties over an ever-more-exclusive heavenly afterlife. Translator(s): Webb, Diane. Num Pages: 544 pages, 60 illus. BIC Classification: 1D; HBJD; HBLC; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 162 x 34. Weight in Grams: 817. 8vo. Good copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st
SKU
KEX0284583
ISBN
9780231117029

€ 30.00

Paperback. In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture. Num Pages: 232 pages, 16 black and white images. BIC Classification: DSB; JFHF. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198779858
ISBN
9780198779858

€ 11.99
€ 10.57