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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99
Where do myths come from? What is their function and what do they mean? In this Very Short Introduction Robert Segal introduces the array of approaches used to understand the study of myth. These approaches hail from disciplines as varied as anthropology, sociology, psychology, literary criticism, philosophy, science, and religious studies. Including... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.95
Translated by Norbert Guterman Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff In this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figures?thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted children and crafty animals?and such uniquely Russian characters... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 7.99
The complex world of Egyptian myth is clearly illuminated in this approach to ancient Egypt. Geraldine Pinch explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects, from Cleopatra's Needle and Tutankhamun's golden statue, to a story on papyrus of the gods misbehaving. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
?Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.? The prophetic words of Galadriel, addressed to Frodo as he prepared to travel from Lothlórien to Mordor to destroy the One Ring, are just as pertinent to J R R Tolkien?s own fiction. For decades, hobbits and the other fantastical creatures of Middle-earth have captured the imaginations... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.99
Associated with the promotion of world peace, the Kalachakra - or "Wheel of Time" - tantra is one of the most detailed and encompassing systems of theory and practice within Tibetan Buddhism. This book contains a complete translation of the Kalachakra initiation ritual as it was conferred by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Washington DC in July 2011,... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Zorba the Buddha is the first comprehensive study of the life, teachings, and following of the controversial Indian guru known in his youth as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and in his later years as Osho (1931?1990). Most Americans today remember him only as the ?sex guru? and the ?Rolls Royce guru,? who built a hugely successful but scandal-ridden utopian... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Connoisseurs of world literature need to spend some time acquainting themselves with the Divan of Hafiz, one of the foremost collections of Persian verse. Scholars agree this volume has exerted a singularly important influence on Middle Eastern culture, akin to Shakespeare's role in the sphere of Western letters. more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 6.95
Mystic Christianity was written by William Walker Atkinson, under the pseudonym Yogi Ramacharaka. His 1906 book Thought Vibration or the Law of Attraction in the Thought World , is associated with the thinking behind the recent phenomena surrounding the 2006 movie, The Secret . From the text of Mystic Christianity : Running throughout nearly all of... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 8.83
A small format gift book which is a reproduction of the popular book ?101 Scottish Songs? published by Collins in 1962. Popularized as ?the wee red songbook? in Scottish folk circles, this publication was in print for 26 years. more...