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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.

Miss Marjoribanks

by Mrs. Oliphant

Miss Marjoribanks is an 1866 novel by Margaret Oliphant. It follows the exploits of its heroine, Lucilla Marjoribanks, as she schemes to improve the social life of the provincial English town of Carlingford....

Trickster: Myths from the Ahtna Indians of Alaska

by John Smelcer, Larry Vienneau & Gary Snyder

This is a collection of stories from the Ahtna Indians of Alaska, collected and retold by tribe member John Smelcer.  Numerous illustrations by Larry Vienneau accompany the stories and numerous pictures of...

Canada - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Diane Lemieux

Canada is the second-largest country in the world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific and spanning six time zones. From coast to coast lie vast forests, breathtaking mountains, flat, open plains,...

Italy - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Barry Tomalin

Italy delights and stimulates with its magnificent cities and monuments, its stunningly beautiful landscapes, the glory of its art and architecture, the richness and variety of its food, the elegance of its...

Australia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Barry Penney

Australia is different—a vast island-continent with distances so great that the capital of Western Australia is closer to Singapore than it is to Sydney. The landscape embraces magnificent tropical rainforests...

Vietnam - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Geoffrey Murray

In the second half of the twentieth century war raged in Vietnam. It was hard to know if it would ever end, and harder still to understand fully the rights and wrongs of the various protagonists. At last, the...

Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

by Martin Bulmer

First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and...

The Old Testament in the Light of the Historical Records and Legends of Assyria and Babylonia

by Theophilus Goldridge Pinches

To find out how the world was made, or rather, to give forth a theory accounting for its origin and continued existence, is one of the subjects that has attracted the attention of thinking minds among all nations...


by Isaac Myer

An element of great value to the student of religions is, that the scarabæus symbol, is the earliest expression of the most ancient idea of the immortality of the soul after death that has reached our day,...

God save Africa

by Jill M Parris

This book follows a six months journey of a Zulu man born under Apartheid and raised in the new South Africa.

It is set in the first half of 2015 and captures Themba's dream for a future beyond freedom.


The Queen of the Air

by Ruskin

Ah, masters of modern science, give me back my Athena out of your vials, and seal, if it may be, once more, Asmodeus therein. You have divided the elements, and united them; enslaved them upon the earth, and...

Tudor Tales

by Dave Tonge

People long ago were no different to us: they laughed at the same things we do today, a fact that can be seen in Tudor folk tales. These were the stories that were told in alehouses and market places in days...