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Legends from River & Mountain

by Carmen Sylva

Legends from River and Mountain - The first ten of these stories are taken from the German of Carmen Sylva, who has kindly given the translator her special permission to add them to the following collection of legends. The originals are to be ...

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Legends of the Torres Straits (Folklore History Series)

by Alfred C. Haddon

<p>The Torres Straits separates Australia from Papua New Guinea left untouched by European hands until the 18th Century. It has a rich mythology weaving Papuan and Aboriginal traits. A collection of moral tales and creation myths. Many of the ...

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Light as Experience and Imagination from Paleolithic to Roman Times

by David S. Herrstrom

<p>This book is an interdisciplinary synthesis and interpretation about the experience of light as revealed in a wide range of art and literature from Paleolithic to Roman times. Humanistic in spirit and in its handling of facts, it marshals a ...

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Light Love Rituals

Bulgarian Myths, Legends, and Folklore

by Ronesa Aveela

<p>• Discover Ancient Bulgarian Myths, Legends, Folklore, and Mythology</p> <p>• Meet Heroes from Greek Mythology with Thracian Origins</p> <p>• Enjoy Diverse, Delicious Modern and Traditional Bulgarian Recipes</p> <p>A book for children and ...

ISBN: 9780999686119

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Lost Ghost Towns of Teller County

by Jan MacKell Collins

Throughout Teller County, history lovers can find abandoned towns and forgotten main streets that once bustled with life and commerce. Even before Teller was carved from surrounding counties, the scenic mountains and lucrative mines of the gold ...

ISBN: 9781625857835

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Love Stories

Language, Private Love, and Public Romance in Georgia

by Paul Manning

<p>In the remote highlands of the country of Georgia, a small group of mountaindwellers called the Khevsurs used to express sexuality and romance in ways that appear to be highly paradoxical. On the one hand, their practices were romantic, but ...

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Magic: Symbols and Texts of Magic

by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo

<p>Here, the magic is studied in its linguistic and semiotic aspects and is defined as well:<br />Magic is objectified language and symbols to operate with power over the world by a magician to the particular interest of an user into a ...

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Magic: Symbols and Texts of Magic

by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo

Here, the magic is studied in its linguistic and semiotic aspects and is defined as well:<br /> Magic is objectified language and symbols to operate with power over the world by a magician to the particular interest of an user into a community, ...

ISBN: 9783960285885

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Making Intangible Heritage

El Condor Pasa and Other Stories from UNESCO

by Valdimar Tr. Hafstein

<p>In <em>Making Intangible Heritage</em>, Valdimar Tr. Hafstein—folklorist and official delegate to UNESCO—tells the story of UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage Convention. In the ethnographic tradition, Hafstein peers underneath the official ...

ISBN: 9780253037961

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Material Vernaculars

Objects, Images, and Their Social Worlds

by Jason Baird Jackson

<p>The role of objects and images in everyday life are illuminated incisively in Material Vernaculars, which combines historical, ethnographic, and object-based methods across a diverse range of material and visual cultural forms. The ...

ISBN: 9780253023612

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Medieval Myths and Legends

by Sabine Baring-gould

<p>FROM the earliest ages of the Church, the advent of the Man of Sin has been looked forward to with terror, and the passages of Scripture relating to him have been studied with solemn awe, lest that day of wrath should come upon the Church ...

ISBN: 9786050379884

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Mirror of the Marvelous

The Surrealist Reimagining of Myth

by Pierre Mabille

<p>A surrealist exploration of the marvelous in ancient, classic, and modern works from around the world</p> <p>• Long considered one of the most significant and original books to have come out of the surrealist movement</p> <p>• Reveals the ...

ISBN: 9781620557341

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Mixanthrôpoi

Animal-human hybrid deities in Greek religion

by Emma Aston

<p>Many of the beings in this book – Cheiron, Pan, Acheloos, the Sirens and others – will be familiar from the narratives of Greek mythology, in which fabulous anatomies abound. However, they have never previously been studied together from a ...

ISBN: 9782821895638

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Modern Mythology

by Andrew Lang

<p>The archæologist studies human life in its material remains; he tracks progress (and occasional degeneration) from the rudely chipped flints in the ancient gravel beds, to the polished stone weapon, and thence to the ages of bronze and iron. ...

ISBN: 9786051768014

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Monster Trek

The Obsessive Search for Bigfoot

by Joe Gisondi

<DIV><P>Bigfoot sightings have been reported in every state except Hawaii. Interest in this creature, which many believe to be as mythical as a leprechaun, is as strong today as ever, with the wildly popular show <I>Finding Bigfoot</I> ...

ISBN: 9780803285187

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Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, Mules, and Men

by Ferris, William R.

A mule trader's tales from a culture enriched by his fascinating presence ...

ISBN: 9781604735550

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Myth Education: A Guide to Gods, Goddesses, and Other Supernatural Beings

by David Fletcher, Arthur George & Karl E.H. Seigfried

<p>There is a world, or perhaps a heaven, of deities outside of the Greco-Roman context, and this book looks to take you on a divine ride through those cultures to meet the gods and goddesses of ancient eras. David Fletcher, with the help of an ...

ISBN: 1230002050157

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Mythic Astrology

Archetypes in the Horoscope

by Arielle Guttman & Kenneth Johnson

<p>Mythic Astrology: Archetypes in the Horoscope is no cookie-cutter astrology book that regurgitates commonplace jargon for the signs and planets. This is a book that weaves together the stories from classical mythology with the movement of the

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Mythic Living: Thoughts on Everyday Life in Mythological Light

by Jack Preston King

<p>Are you pursuing your destiny, or surrendering to your fate (and how can you know the difference)? What stories do you tell yourself about yourself, and how do those stories impact your life? How does your past shape your future, and can you ...

ISBN: 9780463826751

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Mythological Storytelling: Classic Stages Of The Hero's Journey

The Modern Monomyth, #1

by Josh Coker

<p><strong>ATTENTION FICTION WRITERS:</strong></p> <p>If you plan on writing any kind of fiction story, this book is for you!</p> <p>When you buy this book you'll learn: <br /> - The classic 3-act structure that all blockbusters follow<br ...

ISBN: 9781546861256

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