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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Paperback. Stories that focus on the women of Celtic mythology, from formidable women warriors to the gentle women who guided others to spiritual wisdom. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 166 x 16. Weight in Grams: 352.
Publisher
Destiny Books
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892813575
ISBN
9780892813575

€ 19.99
€ 14.15

Paperback. From age-old legends and fantastical myths, to amusing anecdotes and cautionary tales, this collection is a heady mix of bloodthirsty, funny, passionate and moving stories from County Kilkenny. Num Pages: 192 pages, 25 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845888114
ISBN
9781845888114

€ 12.99
€ 11.92

Paperback. Describes the reaction of the common people to some of the tumultuous events which occurred in Northamptonshire and shaped England's history, and how this gave rise to many colorful folklore traditions. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEMM; JFHF; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 13. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752435220
ISBN
9780752435220

€ 18.30

Paperback. The Green Man has many facets, many dimensions. He peers through his leaf mask in hundreds of church misericords and stone carvings. His innate link with the changing seasons and fertility is revealed in the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and in summer folk customs such as Jack in the Green, the Castleton Garland and the Burry Man. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 362.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
illustrated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752419169
ISBN
9780752419169

€ 16.29

Paperback. Fairy tales shape our cultures and enrich our imaginations; their narrative stability and cultural durability are incontestable. Editor(s): Tatar, Maria. Series: Norton Critical Editions. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSK; DSY; JFHF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 132 x 283 x 31. Weight in Grams: 514.
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Second
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393602975
ISBN
9780393602975

€ 26.35

Paperback. A reading and research into strange territories of folklore, mythology, religion and magic. This book is a scholar-poet's quest for the meaning of European myths, a polemic about the relations between man and woman, and also a personal document in which the author explored the sources of his own inspiration and, as he believed, all true poetry. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: DSC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 136 x 40. Weight in Grams: 670.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571174256
ISBN
9780571174256

€ 23.99
€ 17.98

Paperback. A collection of over 6000 proverbs (and their origins). Editor(s): Fergusson, Rosalind. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CBD; GBC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140514780
ISBN
9780140514780

€ 15.99
€ 13.04

Paperback. Featuring black and white photos of some of the old buildings that claim to be haunted and locations of where ghosts can be seen, this book reveals some British ghost stories. Series: Shire Discovering. Num Pages: 88 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF; VXQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 162 x 35. Weight in Grams: 126. New.
Publisher
Shire Publications Ltd
Number of pages
88
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
9780747801641
ISBN
9780747801641

€ 8.41

Paperback. An anthology of the most chilling urban legends of all time collected by the maestro himself. Editor(s): Brunvand, Jan Harold. Num Pages: 256 pages, 9 illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 141 x 16. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393326130
ISBN
9780393326130

€ 15.99
€ 15.96

Paperback. Scientific confirmation of advanced civilization at the end of the last ice age, the solar catastrophe that destroyed it, and what the evidence means for our future. Num Pages: 384 pages, Includes 16-page color insert. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 624.
Publisher
Inner Traditions
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594774973
ISBN
9781594774973

€ 20.99
€ 14.88

Paperback. Compilation of folklore, legends, and history describes animals' relations with people, being hunted for food, fur, sport, or as vermin, and their position today. An imaginative final section looks at twelve animals and how we can visualise ourselves as having their special qualities and enrich our lives and deal with situations differently. Num Pages: 380 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF; WNC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
The Collins Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848892507
ISBN
9781848892507

€ 15.99
€ 13.84

Paperback. 'I loved it .. funny, serious, richly vivid .. Read this book.' Daily Telegraph Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 30. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprints
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330535861
ISBN
9780330535861

€ 11.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. The Schools' Scheme of 1937-38, a collaboration between the Folklore Commission and the National Teachers' Organisation, used students to gather a body of traditional knowledge. In this book, the author navigates us through the masses of material, to help uncover this past. Num Pages: 174 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172. .
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845889432
ISBN
9781845889432

€ 18.99
€ 15.80

Paperback. This Very Short Introduction explores different approaches to myth from several disciplines, including science, religion, philosophy, literature, and psychology. In this new edition, Robert Segal considers both the future study of myth as well as the impact of areas such as cognitive science and the latest approaches to narrative theory. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, 9 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRKP; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 176 x 112 x 11. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
9780198724704
ISBN
9780198724704

€ 8.65

Paperback. Series: Mathemagical Ancient Wizdom. BIC Classification: HRQX; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 127 x 7. Weight in Grams: 84.
Publisher
Wooden Books United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904263531
ISBN
9781904263531

€ 9.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 492 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHC; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 230 x 40. Weight in Grams: 736.
Publisher
Progressive Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1.1
Condition
New
SKU
V9781615776887
ISBN
9781615776887

€ 25.99
€ 21.46

Mass Market Paperback. Illustrator(s): Cook, Robin. Num Pages: 368 pages, b&w illustrations, b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 1HBE; HDD; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 180 x 115 x 23. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Arrow
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099429272
ISBN
9780099429272

€ 14.99
€ 12.21

Paperback. Num Pages: 64 pages, 8 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; HRAB1; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 149 x 4. Weight in Grams: 100.
Publisher
Anglo-Saxon Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781898281610
ISBN
9781898281610

€ 10.87

Paperback. Collects more than fifty versions of the Little Red Riding Hood story from a wide range of countries and cultures. Series: Fairy-Tale Studies. Num Pages: 416 pages, black & white illustrations, colour plates. BIC Classification: DSB; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 635.
Publisher
Wayne State University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814334799
ISBN
9780814334799

€ 54.65

Paperback. Scotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs. This title brings together: stories of heroes and bloody feuds, tales of giants, fairies, and witches, and accounts of local customs and traditions. It also uncovers the events that inspired Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Num Pages: 576 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 133 x 44. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Random House UK
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099547167
ISBN
9780099547167

€ 14.99
€ 12.21

Paperback. A comprehensive exploration of Earth's ancient past, the evolution of humanity, the rise of civilization, and the effects of global catastrophes. Num Pages: 336 pages, Includes 16-page color insert and 25 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: HBLA; HDDA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Inner Traditions Bear and Company United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591431572
ISBN
9781591431572

€ 21.99
€ 15.60

Hardcover. Editor(s): Smith, Evans Lansing. Num Pages: 320 pages, black and white illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 226 x 24. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
New World Library
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608683246
ISBN
9781608683246

€ 29.99
€ 21.28

Paperback. Was there ever such a beast as the monstrous Kraken? Did a Welsh prince discover America, centuries before Columbus? What happened to the missing crew of the Mary Celeste? This title deals with these questions. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: 1DBK; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 40. Weight in Grams: 518.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099551072
ISBN
9780099551072

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. In the early years of the thirteenth century the Danish writer Saxo Grammaticus provided his people with a "History of the Danes". This title provides a full English edition featuring introductory summaries, and a commentary on the folklore and life and customs of twelfth-century Denmark - including the sources of Hamlet. Editor(s): Davidson, Hilda Ellis. Translator(s): Fisher, Peter. Num Pages: 526 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DND; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 29. Weight in Grams: 798. Bks.1-9. 526 pages, black & white illustrations. Editor(s): Davidson, Hilda Ellis. In the early years of the thirteenth century the Danish writer Saxo Grammaticus provided his people with a "History of the Danes". This title provides a full English edition featuring introductory summaries, and a commentary on the folklore and life and customs of twelfth-century Denmark - including the sources of Hamlet. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DND; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB; JFHF. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 29. Weight: 756. Translator(s): Fisher, Peter.
Publisher
D.S.Brewer
Number of pages
526
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859915021
ISBN
9780859915021

€ 32.99
€ 27.95