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- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
In this work, Ingersoll has undertaken an intellectual analysis of the existence of ghosts, witches and witchcraft. Taking into account certain events from history, he has dwelled on how the elite of earlier times were obsessed with the concept of witchcraft. Grossly cruel incidents and their consequences have been narrated. Thought-provoking! more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Throughout his life, Irish-born writer Elliot O'Donnell reportedly experienced several encounters with ghostly beings, including one run-in with a spirit in Dublin that almost proved fatal. Inspired by these experiences, O'Donnell devoted his life to hunting and documenting specters. The collection Ghostly Phenomena brings together an impressive... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
Hawaiian tradition, through song-chants and the dance of hula, intimately relates the legendary sisters Pele and Hiiaka to Hawaii's volcanic landscape and other phenomena of nature. This book's mythological epic, perhaps more than any other, brings primal elements together, and its lyric power and drama are unsurpassed in traditional Hawaiian lore.... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 22.00
In Stories of Our Lives Frank de Caro demonstrates the value of personal narratives in enlightening our lives and our world. We all live with legends, family sagas, and anecdotes that shape our selves and give meaning to our recollections. Featuring an array of colorful stories from de Caro?s personal life and years of field research as a folklorist,... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 23.00
In Tradition in the Twenty-First Century , eight diverse contributors explore the role of tradition in contemporary folkloristics. For more than a century, folklorists have been interested in locating sources of tradition and accounting for the conceptual boundaries of tradition, but in the modern era, expanded means of communication, research,... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 25.95
Warrior Ways is one of the first book-length explorations of military folklife, and focuses on the lore produced by modern American warriors, illuminating the ways in which members of the armed services creatively express the complex experience of military life. In short, lively essays, contributors to the volume, all of whom have close personal... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
GET INSIDE GRIMM . NBC?s hit television series Grimm pits modern detective Nick Burkhardt of the Portland Police against a cast of terrifying villains?lifted directly from the pages of classic fairytales. In the world of the show, the classic stories are actually a document of real events, and Nick himself is descended from a long line of... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 21.00
In An Epidemic of Rumors , Jon D. Lee examines the human response to epidemics through the lens of the 2003 SARS epidemic. Societies usually respond to the eruption of disease by constructing stories, jokes, conspiracy theories, legends, and rumors, but these narratives are often more damaging than the diseases they reference. The information disseminated... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
Every December 24th millions of children eagerly await a visit from a large, bearded man in a red suit. But where did Santa come from and how did he evolve into today's Jolly Old Saint Nick? Well before the legendary poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" shaped the modern vision of Santa Claus riding a flying sleigh pulled by magical reindeer,... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Modern day Cambridgeshire is a county of diverse landscapes: from the elegance of the University city to the rural delights of the old county of Huntingdonshire and the flatness of the Isle of Ely with its 'wide' skies, each district has its own identity and its own stories. In this book you can explore the antics of the inhabitants of the past, including... more...