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  • Magical Tales of the Forest (ePub)by Kerrie Erwin

    White Feather Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99

    Professional psychic medium Kerrie Erwin’s 'Magical Tales of the Forest' is for the young and the young at heart. The characters come to life and dance across the page with joy and delight in the three tales. Tale one involves the elemental spirits of our world and the struggle between the forces of light and darkness. The highly spirited... more...

  • Scottish Traveller Talesby Donald Braid

    University Press of Mississippi 2002; US$ 50.00

    The "Travelling People" of Scotland are the traditionally nomadic minority group known also by the derogatory term "tinkers." Traveling in groups or in their individual caravans along the high roads and byways of Scotland, they have established a distinct identity and mode of life for themselves that preserves centuries-old cultural beliefs. For their... more...

  • Derbyshire Folk Talesby Pete Castle

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    Passed down from generation to generation , many of Derbyshire's most popular folk tales are gathered together here for the first time. Ranging from stories specific to the region, such as 'The Derby Ram', to others which are local versions of well-known classics, like 'Beauty and the Beast', all of the tales in this collection are rooted in Derbyshire's... more...

  • Devonshire Folk Talesby Michael Dacre

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    Devon is a county rich in history and folklore, the roots of which lie in the beliefs of ancient Celtic inhabitants. Long ago, whilst middle England was converted to Christianity, the Celtic people of the edge-lands were still Druids. With no explanation offered for the cycles of hardship and abundance, a large amount of folklore and superstition... more...

  • Herefordshire Folk Talesby David Phelps

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    For the first time, these enchanting folk tales , the origins of which lie in the oral tradition, have been gathered together in book form. The charming selection of thirty fairy tales and legends are full of Herefordian wit and wisdom, and the perfect for reading aloud or alone. Although on the surfact they may appear quaint, these stories tell of... more...

  • West Yorkshire Folk Talesby John Billingsley

    The History Press 2011; US$ 5.82

    Whether hailing from the open Pennine hills or the close-knit neighbourhoods of industrial towns, West Yorkshire folk have always been fond of a good tale. This collection of stories from around the county is a tribute to their narrative vitality, and commemorates places and people who have left their mark on their communities. Here you will find... more...

  • Japanese Fairy Talesby Yei Theodora Ozaki

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    The rich world of Japanese fantasy is very apparent in Japanese Fairy Tales , a compilation of twenty-two favorite stories from the land of the rising sun. A fantastic selection of ghouls, goblins and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses hide within these pages. Included are... more...

  • Black Athenaby Martin Bernal

    Random House 2012; US$ 18.91

    Classical civilisation, Martin Bernal argues, has deep roots in Afro-Asiatic cultures. But these Afro-Asiatic influences have been systematically ignored, denied, or suppressed since the eighteenth century - chiefly for racist reasons. The popular view is that Greek civilisation was the result of the conquest of a sophisticated but weak... more...

  • Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoesby William D. Westervelt

    Tuttle Publishing 1991; US$ 9.99

    Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes made its first appearance in 1916, in both American and British editions, as the third in a series that represented a pioneering study of Hawaiian folklore. All of these books were enthusiastically received, and the author was recognized by such journals as the New York Times, the Boston Transcript, the London Times,... more...

  • Telling Stories / Geschichten erzählenby Carsten Gansel; Dirk Vanderbeke

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    The essays collected in this volume highlight the narrative as a phenomenon inherent in human nature. They examine the likely purpose of artistic and literary expression and its contribution to survival in an early human environment. They also consider the developing interest in shaping experience through the narrative, and investigate the consequent... more...