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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

The Magic of Reality

How We Know What's Really True

Free Press (2011)
US$12.99

Magic takes many forms. Supernatural magic is what our ancestors used in order to explain the world...

Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization

Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion (2nd ed.)

The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization

Routledge (2006)
US$25.95

The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives....

The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living

The Lakota Way

Stories and Lessons for Living

Penguin Publishing Group (2002)
US$6.06

Joseph M. Marshall’s thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota...

American Indian Trickster Tales
Penguin Publishing Group (1999)
US$14.55

Of all the characters in myths and legends told around the world, it's the wily trickster who...

A Handbook of Greek Mythology
Taylor and Francis (1964)
US$41.55

In this new and substantially revised edition of H. J. Rose's classic survey and analysis of the...

The Golden Bough: A Study of Magic and Religion

The Golden Bough

A Study of Magic and Religion

The Floating Press (2009)
US$5.21

Sir James George Frazer's The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a broad comparative...

The Song of Hiawatha
The Floating Press (2009)
US$3.47

Longfellow wrote his epic poem The Song of Hiawatha in 1855. He based it on the Ojibway legends,...

The Mabinogion
The Floating Press (2011)
US$3.47

This collection of Welsh folklore, fairy tales and mythology is vital reading for anyone who is...

Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

Albion's Seed

Four British Folkways in America

Oxford University Press (1991)
US$21.59

From 1629 to 1775, argues David Hackett Fischer, North America was settled by four great waves of...

Mother Leakey and the Bishop: A Ghost Story
OUP Oxford (2007)
US$13.49

In this remarkable piece of historical detective work, Peter Marshall sets out to discover the...