Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend

Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
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Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
In het gehele Indo-Europese taalgebied wordt jaarlijks het eind van het oude jaar en de start van het nieuwe jaar gevierd met expressies van de pekzwarte heerser over het Dodenrijk - over de Hel. Hier wordt beargumenteerd dat de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin ook zo'n expressie is. Dit boek is een onafhankelijke publicatie van hoofdstuk 39 in mijn boek over Zwarte Piet.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
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Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
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All over the Indo-European language area in one way or another expressions of the pitchblack ruler of the Underworld - i.e. of Hell - are annually celebrated at the end of the old year and the start of the new year. Here it is argued that the English highwayman Dick Turpin is another one of these expressions. This book is an independent publication of chapter 39 in my book about Black Pete.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
Myths to Live By
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: "a womb with a view." In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
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.
100 Bigfoot Nights: The Nightmare Continues
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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True story of a family struggling with Bigfoots approaching their house. They document the events as they unfold, using, audio , video and photos.
Kenehi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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Based on Māori mythology. Kenehi tells the story of the separation of Ranginui and Papatūānuku by the gods and the violent conflict that ensues. Original text by James Hansard. Translation by Joy Ngaropo-Hau.
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.
Warrior Lore
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
Warrior Lore is a collection of Scandinavian folk ballads translated into English verse. These narrative ballads were part of an oral tradition in Scandinavia, and were first written down around 1600. Included in this book are stories of heroes and fighters, Vikings, and trolls.
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
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.
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,010. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Une société peut-elle se passer de mythes? C’est une question cruciale, car le mythe joue un rôle fondamental pour le développement d'une civilisation. Fuite volume II jette un regard décapant sur un monument culturel, la théorie de l'évolution. Il fait appel à des données provenant à la fois de l'anthropologie et de la philo de la science et expose les limites de la science.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
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.
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
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26 iconic deities from around the world, many still revered today, depicted in detailed, line artwork.
The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
"The Queen Must Live" is a study of the eternal struggle between male strengths and female powers. Recurrent shared motifs, drawn from these stories, provide a chapter-by-chapter analysis. As a species that could be called Homo narratans, human beings have acknowledged and honored both sides of this perpetual, persistent conflict.
Blood & Incest: The Unholy Beginning of the Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Volume 5 in the Paleoastronomy Series continues the journey of uncovering the beliefs of human prehistory through an investigation of the earliest moments of the mystical creation of the world, the arising of mythological characters representing the contending forces of the universe, and the uncovering of the strange divine origins of humankind.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Nadia Persad. 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.