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The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales

by Mindy Campbell Hudson, Dr. Donna R White & Amanda Johnson

Collected through firsthand interviews, author Mindy Campbell Hudson brings local lore to life in The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales with stories of Dover, Arkansas's own legends, history,...


Grass-roots Justice in Ethiopia

by Getachew Assefa & Alula Pankhurst

This book presents a timely review of the relations between the formal and customary justice systems in Ethiopia, and offers recommendations for legal reform. The book provides cases studies from all the Region...


Sea Tales South Beach Miami

by Nick Hernandez

The roaring twenties, cars driving to the south most point of Miami Beach for dances and the most popular burlesque spot in Miami Florida. Honky-tonk bars at the entrance of the pier that extended out onto the...


The Development of Folk-Tales and Myths

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1916 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Development of Folk-Tales and Myths' is an anthropological work on...


Folk Art and Aging: Life-Story Objects and Their Makers

by Jon Kay

Growing old doesn't have to be seen as an eventual failure but rather as an important developmental stage of creativity. Offering an absorbing and fresh perspective on aging and crafts, Jon Kay explores how...


Tales of the Narts: Ancient Myths and Legends of the Ossetians

by Walter May, Tamirlan Salbiev & John Colarusso

The Nart sagas are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization. Tales of the Narts presents a wide selection of fascinating tales preserved as a living tradition among the peoples of Ossetia...


The English Governess at the Siamese Court: Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok

by Anna Harriette Leonowens

This vintage book contains Anna Harriette Leonowen's 1873 travel account, "The English Governess at the Siamese Court: Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok". Anna Leonowens travelled...


The Story Of Troy

by M. Clarke

This vintage book contains Mary Clarke's 1897 work, "The Story Of Troy". This volume tells the story of Troy, and particularly of the famous siege which ended in the total destruction of that renowned city....


Some experiences of an Irish R.M.

by E. Somerville & Martin Ross

This is the tale of Major Sinclair Yates, an Anglo-Irish man who becomes the Resident Magistrate in a small Irish village. A fantastically-witty, laugh-out-loud story sure to entertain all who read its pages,...


New Ritual Society. Consumerism and culture in contemporary society

by Gianpiero Vincenzo

“New Ritual Society is impressively thorough and wide- ranging” - Randall Collins “The development of consumerism-related and mass-culture art is also taken into consideration. And this is not merely by...


Double Cup Love: On the Trail of Family, Food, and Broken Hearts in China

by Eddie Huang

From the author of Fresh Off the Boat, now a hit ABC sitcom, comes a hilarious and fiercely original story of culture, family, love, and red-cooked pork

Eddie Huang was finally happy. Sort of. He’d written...


The Customs and Traditions of Wales

by Trefor M. Owen

A gem of a guide, devoted to a nation's rich folk heritage, The Customs and Traditions of Wales is an authoritative overview of a nation's rich folk culture and a compelling read from start to finish.


The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights

by James Knowles

This vintage book contains Sir James Knowles' "The Legends of King Arthur and his Knights". King Arthur is the legendary British monarch of the late fifth and early sixth centuries. He was the subject of many...


Vodou in Haitian Memory: The Idea and Representation of Vodou in Haitian Imagination

by Nixon S. Cleophat, Celucien L. Joseph & Wiebke Beushausen

Vodou in Haitian Memory examines the idea and representation of the Haitian Vodou in Haitin history, art, painting, aesthetics, and culture. Vodou is also studied from multiple theoretical approaches including...


Coire Sois, The Cauldron of Knowledge: A Companion to Early Irish Saga

by Tomas O. Cathasaigh & Matthieu Boyd

Coire Sois, The Cauldron of Knowledge: A Companion to Early Irish Saga offers thirty-one previously published essays by Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, which together constitute a magisterial survey of early Irish narrative...


Vodou in the Haitian Experience: A Black Atlantic Perspective

by Nixon S. Cleophat, Celucien L. Joseph & Patrick Delices

This collection studies comparatively the connections and relationships between Vodou and African traditional religions such as Yoruba religion and Egyptian religion. Vodou is also studied from multiple theoretical...


The Legends and Traditions of a Northern County

by James Fenimore Cooper

This vintage book contains a fascinating account of the history of north America, being an exploration of the legends and traditions of its early settlers. It constitutes an attempt to preserve for future generations...


The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

by E. M. Berens

A guide to the pantheon of Greek and Roman gods and the myths weaved around them. Split into two parts, the first part giving biographies of the gods, the second part the famous legends. Many of the earliest...


Forever Yours, Marie-Lou

by Michel Tremblay, John Van Burek & Bill Glassco

Two grown sisters confront the memory of their parents’ tragic death. Cast of 3 women and 1 man.