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Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

Hardback. A Donegal storyteller uses folklore to contemplate the past and present, this world and the next, along the Irish border. Num Pages: 312 pages, 10 black & white illustrations, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFHF; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 188 x 236 x 23. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press United States
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299308902
ISBN
9780299308902

€ 94.23

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

€ 113.90

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

€ 83.65
€ 82.79

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

€ 11.18

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

€ 19.99
€ 17.82

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

€ 19.99
€ 17.82

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
€ 12.93

Paperback. The clever peasant Arnaud du Tilh had almost won his case, when a man with a wooden leg swaggered into the French courtroom, denounced du TiIh, and reestablished his claim to the identity, property, and wife of Martin Guerre. This book, by the noted historian who served as a consultant for the film, adds new dimensions to this famous legend. Num Pages: 176 pages, 9 halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: HBJD; HBLC; HBLH; JFHX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 153 x 11. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674766914
ISBN
9780674766914

€ 31.99
€ 30.77

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
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Cosmo Publications
Number of pages
363
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
SKU
KI20002320
ISBN
9788177550986

€ 9.73

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
€ 22.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKW; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 180 x 7. Weight in Grams: 134.
Publisher
Bradwell Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909914995
ISBN
9781909914995

€ 7.17

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, b/w photos & illus. BIC Classification: JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Adventures Unlimited Pr
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First edition, first printing (full number line)
Condition
New
SKU
V9781931882477
ISBN
9781931882477

€ 22.55

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 10.
Publisher
Luath Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910745625
ISBN
9781910745625

€ 10.99
€ 9.59

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

€ 10.99
€ 10.82

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

€ 18.25

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

€ 18.21

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

€ 18.25

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

€ 25.30

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

€ 13.19

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
€ 33.36

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

€ 20.27

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

€ 13.19

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

€ 18.25