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Urban Myths: Short Stories: Urban Myths & Legends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Hundreds of the world's famous Urban Myths and Legends. 'Aren't you glad you didn't turn on the light?'
Children's Nursery Rhymes: The Dark History & Origins of Kid's Nursery Rhymes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: The dark history and real origins of our favourite children's nursery rhymes. The stories you were told by your grandmother and the ghoulish reality of them.
Mysteries of The World: Real Life Mysteries: The World's Top Ten Real Life Mysteries Explained
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo: Ten of the world's great mysteries investigated including Bigfoot, Crop Circles and did Paul McCartney really die in 1967 to be replaced in The Beatles by a lookalike?
Paranormal Mysteries: Real Life Mysteries: Ten Tales of The Paranormal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo & Mysterious World: Ten tales from the paranormal including UFO's USO's The Bermuda Triangle and the terrifying affair of Spring-Heeled Jack
Crop Circles Explained: World Famous Mysteries: Unsolved Mysteries
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the best selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more... Who Really Makes Crop Circles? Strange formations in fields of wheat and other crops have been appearing since the 1970s. Are they made by aliens parking their spaceships, or is the explanation rather more down to earth?
Bigfoot
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more.. What made the over-sized tracks found in Bluff Creak, California, and other parts of America? A giant ape or just a big jape?
Bermuda Triangle: Real Life Mysteries: Unsolved Mysteries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the best-selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo, Mysterious World, New World Order and many more..... What is it about this infamous stretch of ocean (and sky) that causes ships and planes to vanish without a trace?
A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
More than forty deities have found their way into the ten books of the Pipe Woman Chronicles story cycle. A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles is meant to be a companion volume to the novels, but it also serves as a wide-ranging introduction to the subject of mythology. Anyone curious about what others believe will find something to interest them here.
The Imaginary of Exaggeration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Essay on the oral tradition as a generator of cultural products
Putování za vodníky
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: Czech. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Seznamte se s hastrmanem, jak si ho kdysi Čechové představovali. A vydejte se i na pouť za hranice a projděte svět, neboť voda má své nadpřirozené obyvatele všude.
A Child's Eye View of Dragons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Dragons are known the world over in mythology, story, art...even TV. This work talks about over a hundred Dragon types from myth and legend, and goes into - at length - why people believe in dragons, why dragons appear in art and advertising, and much, much more. Like others in Spero's Child's Eye View book, this is written for the 8-13 age range, but adults will enjoy it and learn from, it too.
Саксон Грамматик о дохристианской славянской религии: Новый перевод соответствующих фрагментов XIV книги Деяний Данов
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Герцог Генри Лев Саксонский, король Вальдемар Датский и епископ Абсалон следуют призыву Папы Римского организовать Северный Крестовый поход с целью христианизации прибалтийских народов. Преуспев в своем начинании и покорив Вендских славян, они обнаруживают странные и искусно сделанные храмы и статуи, становятся свидетелями удивительных обычаев и прорицательских ритуалов.
Bushrangers. Goden Van Hemel En Hel
Price: $1.63 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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 sommige Bushrangers, Highwaymen en Outlaws Sint Nikolaas en zijn vrouw Bess en / of zoon Zwarte Piet belichamen.
Bushrangers. Gods Of Heaven And Hell
Price: $1.63 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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 some Bushrangers, Highwaymen and Outlaws represent Saint Nicholas, his wife and or their son.
Saxo Grammaticus on Slavic Pre-Christian Religion: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Duke Henry the Lion, King Waldemar, and Bishop Absalon answer the Pope's call for the Northern Crusade to Christianize Baltic Slavs. Being successful in achieving their goal, and having subdued the Slavs, they witness the strange and unusual temples, statues, customs, and divination rituals of the Wendish Slavs.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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
Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,470. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: 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.