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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.
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.
Scotland: Stunning, Strange, and Secret: A Guide to Hidden Scotland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
True story of a family struggling with Bigfoots approaching their house. They document the events as they unfold, using, audio , video and photos.
Fuite de l'Absolu: Observations cyniques sur l'Occident postmoderne. volume II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 212,010. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
The Queen Must Live: Mythic Patterns of Royalty, Sexuality, and Mortality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
"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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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.
IRELAND: Mythical, Magical, Mystical: A Guide to Hidden Ireland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Do you find yourself drawn to the magic of the Emerald Isle? 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. Practical information on planning your trip to Ireland.
The Key to Mythic Victoria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
A Child's Eye View of Vampires
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Alan Leddon delights readers with this collection of exhaustively researched vampires and vampire like creatures from around the world. Explore the enormous variety of mythological and real world creatures that have been feared for centuries.
2012 Genesis - A New Beginning for Humanity
Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Mark Kalita. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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.
Mythical Journeys, Legendary Quests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The spiritual search... traditional stories from world mythology retold and explained by Moyra Caldecott.
Tales from Brookgreen: Gardens, Folklore, Ghost Stories, and Gullah Folktales in the South Carolina Lowcountry
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(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.
The Northwoods Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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!
Goddess in the Grass: Serpentine Mythology and the Great Goddess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: 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 Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.