Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend

2012 Genesis - A New Beginning for Humanity
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Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Mark Kalita. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The date of 12-21-2012 in the Mayan Long Count Calendar is only the end of an epoch. There have been many epochs ending, and in each instance, another starts. The impending doom many fear is not found in any of the classic Maya accounts, and misrepresents Maya history, and culture. The reality is that in the future, goodness, lovingkindness, and harmony will reign, verified by many traditions.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Shudder Text Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Caribbean is known for its beaches, its people, and its food. The southernmost island of Trinidad is no different, but there is another side that most don't see. It's a side that only comes out in the dead of night. Join me as I describe some of the colorful folklore characters from my home land. Turn off the lights and visit with lost souls, and ruthless shape-shifters.
Bigfoot Observer's Field Manual
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Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Pine Winds Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Yah-ta-hey. Welcome! May I assume that you are interested in Forest Giants and wish to arrange your very own peaceful encounter? I won’t tell you that it is easy. Nevertheless, it is possible and even probable — but only if you follow to the letter the systematic sugges tions contained within this manual. Take care, my friend.
Œdipe mimétique
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: French. Published: October 25, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
J’ai tout de suite été séduit par les pénétrantes analyses de Mark Anspach. L’Œdipe qu’il nous livre ici n’est pas celui du fameux complexe mais celui que le complexe dissimule. C’est un Œdipe pour notre temps, un Œdipe pris comme nous dans les symétries aveuglantes du désir mimétique.
An Alphabet of Characters from Mythology
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Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Dodo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
(3.00 from 1 review)
26 iconic deities from around the world, many still revered today, depicted in detailed, line artwork.
Ghost Hunting from A to Z
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A complete guide to paranormal research from a scientific prospective. The Authors have spent the last four years creating a methodology with the intention of uniting the paranormal community while attempting to standardize on research methods. This book is packed with valuable information that will benefit you no matter what your experience level may be.
The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
This entertaining and insightful retelling of more than 350 Mullah stories brings the famed Persian legend into the 21st Century. Storytellers, folklorists, Sufis, comedians, wisdom seekers, and everyone who loves to laugh will be enriched and enlightened by the timeless wit, inscrutable wisdom, and uncommon sense of humor of Mullah Nasruddin.
The Dragon Within Your Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by Anamchara Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
None of us has ever seen a dragon in the external world—and yet all of us would recognize one if we did. This book of dragon folklore, quotes and stories reminds us that dragons don't exist "out there." Instead, they live within us, within our hearts as much as our imaginations. Dragons tell us something about our own natures. Sometimes, they even call to us with God's voice.
Kukačka, pták kouzelný
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Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: Czech. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
O funkci kukačky ve starých českých pověstech a pověrách, s přihlédnutím k okolním i vzdálenějším národům
Tales from Brookgreen: Gardens, Folklore, Ghost Stories, and Gullah Folktales in the South Carolina Lowcountry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
History, Mystery, and Romance in the South Carolina Lowcountry! A haunted necklace . . . A trickster rabbit . . . An ingenious slave . . . A shrieking droll . . . A fiancé returned from the dead . . . all come to life in this charming collection of ghost stories and folklore from Brookgreen Gardens, four former rice plantations where a rich Gullah culture once flourished.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
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Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
Scotland: Stunning, Strange, and Secret: A Guide to Hidden Scotland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Do you find yourself drawn to the magic of Scotland? Would you like to see places beyond the typical tourist traps? Come, join me on a journey through the mists of legend, into the hidden places of mystery. Immerse yourself in the legends and myths, the history that has made this island precious in the hearts and minds of millions.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!
Irish Mythology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Irish mythology, the world's best mythology, is too rich to cram into one book, even a three volume book like "Decoding the Deluge." As I said in DTD, it's "Everything you'd ever want to know about the deluge (Species War)." This work contains my interpretations of the cream of Irish Mythology, the myths and myth-tales collected by Jeremiah Curtin in the late 1800s from the Gaelic-speaking folk.
Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The serpent – is it a symbol of evil or a form of the life-renewing Great Goddess? This fascinating investigation unlocks the archetype of the Serpent Goddess that lies hidden in the world's myths, fairy tales, and images. This updated edition includes additions to the dictionary of over 125 forms of the Serpent Goddess.
The Northwoods Conspiracy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Fake terror is nothing new. According to recently released files, our government planned Operation Northwoods to stage phony terror attacks against American citizens in the wake of the Bay of Pigs. Author Ken Hudnall dissects historical events and makes a compelling case that the false flag nature of Operation Northwoods has been pervasive since the Middle Ages.
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Beware the Shrieking Droll!--a young boy, lost forever to a fierce sea creature, whose ghost now haunts the maze of Brookgreen marshes. Then enjoy the antics of friendlier animal residents from nearby Waccamaw swamp: Brother Frog, Rabbit, and Gator, each trying to outwit the other. Four charming Gullah folktales (5,000 words, 5 images) from the longer collection, "Tales from Brookgreen."
Myths and Maxims
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
Лепый Ива: Опыт синтеза и реконструкции ряда тем индоевропейского мифа в контексте славянского Ярилина цикла
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: Russian. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Предложен синтез и реконструкция ряда устойчивых тем индоевропейских мифов в контексте славянского Ярильного цикла в современном фэнтезийном стиле.
The Wicked Lady
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.