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The myth. Comparative mythology

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  • The Myths We Live Byby Mary Midgley

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 21.95

    Mary Midgley argues in this powerful book that, far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. more...

  • Actually Factuallyby Guy Campbell

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    A collection of misunderstandings, mistakes and misconceptions, which reveals the reality behind just a few of the myths that get mixed up with truth. It includes entries such as: your hair and nails continue to grow after you die; a goldfish has a memory of about three seconds; and water goes down the plughole the other way in Australia. more...

  • Chaos, Angst und Ordnungby Jürgen Kriz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 21.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Jede Ordnung in unserem Leben müssen wir dem allumfassenden Chaos abringen. Die moderne Systemforschung belegt, was schon die alten Weisheitslehren wussten: Wir leben in einer Welt, die als ein einziger komplexer, chaotischer Prozess begriffen werden muss. Der ständige Kampf darum, das Chaos zu verbannen, führt allzu oft zu Zwangsstrukturen,... more...

  • What the Curlew Saidby John Moriarty

    The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 10.19

    'Now again I live in a river-mirrored house, the house a cottage, and the river that mirrors it broadening out twice a day into an estuary lake fished by otters and herons and, when the salmon are running, by a sole old seal. One of the herons I know. Screeching and croaking an angelus that announces only himself, he comes in flying low over the water... more...

  • Götter und Heldenby Martina Steinkühler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 21.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Reihe TOP TEN macht Wissen spannend. Kompetenzen werden eingeübt und trainiert, Fantasie und Engagement angeregt. Die Kopiervorlagen sind selbsterklärend und vielseitig einsetzbar: bei Projektwochen, Freiarbeitsphasen, Nachmittags-AG, ... Götter und Mythen sind mit unserem Alltag verflochten: Sisyphosarbeit, der seidene Faden... more...

  • White Vanishingby Elspeth Tilley

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 98.00

    The story of the vulnerable white person vanishing without trace into the harsh Australian landscape is a potent and compelling element in multiple genres of mainstream Australian culture. It has been sung in “Little Boy Lost,” brought to life on the big more...

  • Haunted Bromleyby Neil Arnold

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    For centuries, locals and visitors to Bromley have reported having strange, supernatural encounters, but never before have such eye-witness accounts been collated into one extraordinary book. Now, for the first time, we can explore the darkest and eeriest corners of this district, with murky tales of poltergeists, wartime spirits, night-time spectres,... more...

  • Ancient Egypt Light Of The World 2 Vol setby Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Midas Touchby Mark Daniels

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99

    This authoritative and fascinating introduction to the legends of history will reintroduce readers to the cyclopes, Minotaur and centaurs of the Ancient Greeks, as well as shedding light on the wider world of mythology. The Midas Touch includes a stunning array of fascinating tales and gets to grips with the ancient stories of Aboriginal, Sumerian,... more...

  • The Modern Construction of Mythby Andrew Von Hendy

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 31.95

    "... one of the richest, clearest, and acutest surveys to date of the course of theorizing about myth from the eighteenth century on. I know of no more useful volume on the topic. Despite the postmodern connotations of the title, Von Hendy is writing not to expose the concept of myth but simply to show... more...