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Leaves from the Garden of Eden: One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales

Leaves from the Garden of Eden

One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales

Oxford University Press (2008)
US$17.09

For this anthology, the renowned folklorist and master storyteller Howard Schwartz, a...

The Wisdom of Water
Allen & Unwin (2008)
US$15.88

A lyrical look at water in all its forms, The Wisdom of Water explores the many mystical aspects of...

The Little Book of Australia: A Snapshot of Who We Are

The Little Book of Australia

A Snapshot of Who We Are

Allen & Unwin (2010)
US$11.56

What makes us uniquely Australian? An essential, comprehensive guide for every Aussie packed with...

Fables of the East: Selected Tales 1662-1785

Fables of the East

Selected Tales 1662-1785

OUP Oxford (2005)
US$44.99

A selection of the travel and fictional texts which transported eighteenth-century readers to the...

A Dictionary of English Folklore
OUP Oxford (2003)
US$31.49

An engrossing guide to English folklore and traditions, with over 1,250 entries. Folklore is...

Magic: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2012)
US$7.19

Magic continues to be an enduring topic of fascination, managing to pervade the popular imagination....

Tales of the Neighborhood: Jewish Narrative Dialogues in Late Antiquity

Tales of the Neighborhood

Jewish Narrative Dialogues in Late Antiquity

University of California Press (2003)
US$73.95

In this lively and intellectually engaging book, Galit Hasan-Rokem shows that religion is shaped not...

Mayo Ethnobotany: Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

Mayo Ethnobotany

Land, History, and Traditional Knowledge in Northwest Mexico

University of California Press (2001)
US$50.42

The Mayos, an indigenous people of northwestern Mexico, live in small towns spread over southern...

The Saga of the Volsungs: The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

The Saga of the Volsungs

The Norse Epic of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer

University of California Press (2012)
US$19.10

The Saga of the Volsungs is an Icelandic epic of special interest to admirers of Richard Wagner,...

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Werewolves: Shed New Light on These Creatures of the Night

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Werewolves

Shed New Light on These Creatures of the Night

DK Publishing (2009)
US$9.99

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Werewolves takes you deep into the mysterious corners of the werewolf...