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The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China

by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

<p>This lavishly illustrated volume explores the history of China during a period of dramatic shifts and surprising transformations, from the founding of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) through to the present day. The Oxford Illustrated History of ...

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

by Owen Davies

<p>This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic. Telling the story from the dawn of writing in the ancient world to the globally successful Harry Potter films, ...

ISBN: 9780191034008

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The Penguin Book Of Hell

by Scott G. Bruce

From the Hebrew Bible's shadowy realm of Sheol to twenty-first-century visions of Hell on earth, <i>The Penguin Book of Hell</i> takes us through three thousand years of eternal damnation. Along the way, you'll take a ferry ride with Aeneas to ...

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The Public Face of African New Religious Movements in Diaspora

Imagining the Religious ‘Other’

by Afe Adogame

<p>The growing pace of international migration, technological revolution in media and travel generate circumstances that provide opportunities for the mobility of African new religious movements (ANRMs) within Africa and beyond. ANRMs are ...

ISBN: 9781317018636

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The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture

The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

by Edwin Bryant

<p>Western scholars have argued that Indian civilization was the joint product of an invading Indo-European people--the &quot;Indo-Aryans&quot;--and indigenous non-Indo European peoples. Although Indian scholars reject this European ...

ISBN: 9780199881338

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The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version Of The Indian Epic

by R. K. Narayan

The Ramayana is, quite simply, the greatest of Indian epics - and one of the world's supreme masterpieces of storytelling 'Almost every individual living in India,' writes R. K. Narayan in the Introduction to this new interpretation, 'is aware ...

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The Religious Nile

Water, Ritual and Society Since Ancient Egypt

by Terje Oestigaard

<p>The Nile is arguably the most famous river in the world. For millennia, the search for its source defeated emperors and explorers. Yet the search for its source also contained a religious quest - a search for the origin of its divine and ...

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The Rings of Saturn

by W G Sebald

<i>The Rings of Saturn</i> begins as the record of a journey on foot through coastal East Anglia. From Lowestoft to Bungay, Sebald's own story becomes the conductor of evocations of people and cultures past and present- of Chateaubriand, Thomas ...

ISBN: 9780099448921

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The Rings of Saturn

(Vintage Voyages)

by W G Sebald

<b>VINTAGE VOYAGES- A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mind</b><BR><b><BR></b>What begins as the record of a journey on foot through coastal East Anglia becomes the great, constellated story of people and ...

ISBN: 9781784875350

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The Roman Mithras Cult

A Cognitive Approach

by Olympia Panagiotidou & Roger Beck

<p><em>The Roman Mithras Cult: A Cognitive Approach</em> is the first full cognitive history of an ancient religion. In this groundbreaking book on one of the most intriguing and mysterious ancient religions, Roger Beck and Olympia Panagiotidou ...

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The Roots of Hinduism

The Early Aryans and the Indus Civilization

by Asko Parpola

<p>Hinduism has two major roots. The more familiar is the religion brought to South Asia in the second millennium BCE by speakers of Aryan or Indo-Iranian languages, a branch of the Indo-European language family. Another, more enigmatic, root is

ISBN: 9780190226930

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The Sage and the People

The Confucian Revival in China

by Sebastien Billioud & Joel Thoraval

<p><strong>Winner of the 2015 Pierre-Antoine Bernheim Prize for the History of Religion by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres</strong> After a century during which Confucianism was viewed by academics as a relic of the imperial past

ISBN: 9780190263805

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The Sayings Of Ramdas

by Swami Ramdas

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using

ISBN: 9781473350526

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The Scientific Aspect of the Supernatural

by Alfred Russel Wallace

<p>This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1866 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Scientific Aspect of the Supernatural' is an essay in which Wallace presents examples of ...

ISBN: 9781473362666

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The Sea and the Sacred in Japan

Aspects of Maritime Religion

by Fabio Rambelli

<p><em>The Sea and the Sacred in Japan</em> is the first book to focus on the role of the sea in Japanese religions. While many leading Shinto deities tend to be understood today as unrelated to the sea, and mountains are considered the ...

ISBN: 9781350062870

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The Siksha-Patri of the Svami-Narayana Sect

Journal of the Royal Asiatic society.

by Monier Monier-Williams & Charles Eliot

<p>This vintage book contains an English translation of the Shikshapatri, a religious text comprising two hundred and twelve Sanskrit verses. The verses were originally written by Lord Swaminarayan (1781 – 1830), a yogi and ascetic whose life ...

ISBN: 9781528786911

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The Snake and the Mongoose

The Emergence of Identity in Early Indian Religion

by Nathan McGovern

<p>Since the beginning of modern Indology in the 19th century, the relationship between the early Indian religions of Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism has been predicated on a perceived dichotomy between two meta-historical identities: &quot;the ...

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The Story of the Roman People: An Elementary History of Rome

by Eva March Tappan

<p>This early work by Eva March Tappan was originally published in 1910 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Story of the Roman People: An Elementary History of Rome' is an educational work that discusses ...

ISBN: 9781473359598

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The Strides of Vishnu

Hindu Culture in Historical Perspective

by Ariel Glucklich

<p>Books about Hinduism often begin by noting the immense size and complexity of the subject. Hinduism is vast and diverse, they say. Or it doesn't exist at all - Hinduism is merely a convenient (and foreign) term that masks a plurality of ...

ISBN: 9780199886142

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The Swerve

How the Renaissance Began

by Stephen Greenblatt

"WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR NONFICTION Almost six hundred years ago, a short, genial man took a very old manuscript off a library shelf. With excitement, he saw what he had discovered and ordered it copied. The book was a miraculously ...

ISBN: 9780099572442

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