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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted Indo-Europeanist Georges Dumezil, the structuralist anthropologist... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 25.95
With a new Introduction by the author 'An elegant and sane little book. ? The New Statesman Myths, as Mary Midgley argues in this powerful book, are everywhere. In political thought they sit at the heart of theories of human nature and the social contract; in economics in the pursuit of self interest; and in science the idea of human beings... more...
- 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...
- The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 12.99
'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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 127.49
Drawing on interviews with leading figures in multifaith relations, this book documents the rise of the movement, describing initiatives that have been deployed to counter terrorism, climate change and other global risks at the turn of the 21st century. more...
- 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 screen in Picnic at Hanging Rock, immortalized in Henry Lawson?s poems of lost tramps, and preserved... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Situated on the border of Kent and London, the borough of Bromley has long been considered extremely haunted and now, for the first time ever, a majority of its ghost stories can be revealed. Folklorist Neil Arnold peeks into the darkest corners of the district in search of phantom highwaymen, troublesome poltergeists, creepy creatures and haunted... more...