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- The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36
Chatham is a town steeped in history and strange folklore, but much of its ghostly past, and present, remains unwritten. For the first time ever the spectral secrets of this place are uncovered as we delve into ghost stories obscure and well known, from an array of haunted houses and shops, to shedding new light on classic local legends such as Chatham... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 5.82
Wexford has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county. Discover the remarkable story of the 140-year-old man who died a premature death, the arrival of the antichrists (four of them) in Wexford and the dangers of love potions, together with tales of lurechan mischief,... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 8.95
The Book of Dragon Lore is an enchanting, beautifully illustrated accompaniment to a series of books that chronicle the adventures of Jack Brenin, finder of the golden acorn. Deep inside Falconrock, hidden from Humankind, is a secret library. None may enter, unless they have permission or know how to open its doors, for it contains all the ancient... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 25.95
Oring's introductory folklore text consists of a series of essays by leading scholars that give the student a solid sense of major folklore topics and interpretive techniques. Since 1986, when it was first published, this book has met the need for good instructional material at a time of tremendous growth in folklore programs and introductory courses... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 18.05
In the olden days, after a day?s work in the farms, chil?dren and parents returned home feeling worn out. As a sort of evening entertainment, children of the same family, com?pound or village then gathered round a story-teller to listen to folk tales and riddles. This was common in every African home. The listeners participate with joy by joining in... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 5.82
Meath, the 'Royal County', has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county. Here you will find tales of the first occupation of Ireland and the exploits of St Patrick and Colmcille along with stories of witches, hags, ghosts and fairies. As well as legends of the Hill... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99
In this book the author portrays the beliefs and customs of Scottish Gaelic society, including: seasonal customs deriving from Celtic festivals; the famous waulking songs; and the Highland tradition of seers and second sight. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00
The Handbook documents all of the stories published during the lifetime of the Brothers Grimm. Each story is accompanied by extensive commentary. Special attention is paid to the ongoing life of the stories and the processes of revitalization they have experienced across the most diverse range of literary genres and audiovisual media.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
As Caribbean communities become more international, clinicians and scholars must develop new paradigms for understanding treatment preferences and perceptions of illness. Despite evidence supporting the need for culturally appropriate care and the integration of traditional healing practices into conventional health and mental health care systems,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
Lincolnshire, a county with many variations in the dialect, once nurtured many folk tales, and though these stories may no longer be told as often as they once were, they still resonate within the rural landscape. From the dark tales of the Black Dog that would cross the marshes at night, and the Lincolnshire Imp that haunted Lincoln Cathedral, to... more...