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Tibetan Folk Tales

by Mildred Bryant & A. L. Shelton

It is found among the old, old histories of the Tibetans that a female demon living among the mountains in Northern India mated with a monkey from the forests of Tibet, and from this union sprang the Tibetan...


More Celtic Fairy Tales

by John D. Batten & Joseph Jacobs

In this volume Joseph Jacobs has proceeded on much the same lines as those which he laid down in compiling "Celtic Fairy Tales". In making his selection he attempted to select the tales common both to Erin and...


Indian Why Stories

by Frank B. Linderman

This book has been especially republished to raise funds for the American Indian Education Foundation, benefitting the education of Native Americans across the United States of America This volume was written...


Old Indian Legends

by Sa Zitkala

This book has been especially republished to raise funds for the American Indian Education Foundation, benefitting the education of Native Americans across the United States of America THE legends contained...


Achomawi and Atsugewi Tales

by Roland B Dixon & Jeremiah Curtin

This book has been especially republished to raise funds for the American Indian Education Fund, benefitting the education of Native Americans across the United States of America. Ask anyone anywhere in the...


Uyghur Folklore and Legends

by John D Halsted

The Uyghur people have origins that are as ancient as the Han Chinese, if not older. Originating in central China, they were slowly pushed further west until they settled in the Tarim Basin. But the Uyghurs...


More English Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

This book has been especially republished to raise funds for the Prince's Trust. Joseph Jacob's first volume-English Fairy Tales [1890]-did not exhaust the scanty remains of traditional English folktales. Most...


Popular Tales of the West Highlands - Volume 2

by John F Campbell

This second volume of Tales of the West Highlands has been especially republished to raise funds for the Prince's Trust. It contains thirty ursgeuln, or tales, fifty riddles plus a few extra stories. As always,...


Celtic Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

Celtic folklore overflows with vivid stories that fire the imagination. At the end of his highly successful English Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs compiled Celtic Fairy Tales, a book of 26 stories from around Wales...


English Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs

This volume contains forty-three English folk stories and tales and has been especially republished to raise funds for the Prince's Trust. But why call them FAIRY STORIES? One cannot imagine a child saying,...


Welsh Fairy Tales and Other Stories

by P H Emerson

This volume contains 24 tales collected in and around Wales. In most cases amended as little as possible recording the stories as told, so that the written story seemed as if was being presented in the vernacular....


Legends and Stories of Ireland

by Samuel Lover

It is a widely held belief, especially amongst the peoples of English-speaking nations, that the Irish have the gift of the gab. Samuel Lover's Irish Stories and Legends shows the utter truthfulness of this...


The Dwarfs of Mount Atlas: Collected Papers on the Curious Anthropology of Robert Grant Haliburton

by Robert Grant Haliburton

Canadian lawyer Robert Grant Haliburton spent his last years collecting folklore relating to an alleged pygmy group in the Atlas Mountains and vicinity. This collection brings together the various papers he...


Jump Up: Good Times Throughout the Seasons with Celebrations from Around the World

by Luisah Teish

Virtually all peoples of the world celebrate the passage of seasons. The continual movement of time through winter, spring, summer, and autumn has framed human experience and profoundly affected the lives of...


Eternally Bad: Goddesses With Attitude

by Trina Robbins

Eternally Bad is a wickedly fun, irreverent tribute to mythological "bad girl" goddesses from around the world. Trina Robbins, one the most famous feminist cartoonists of our time, takes off the white gloves...


The Book of Secrets: Esoteric Societies and Holy Orders, Luminaries and Seers, Symbols and Rituals, and the Key Concepts of Occult Sciences through th

by Daniel Pineda

From the strange symbols on a one-dollar bill to the secret signs of the Knights Templar and Freemasons, invisible societies, and the world of magic and alchemy, The Book of Secrets is a comprehensive introduction...


Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

by John Miles Foley

The major purpose of this book is to illustrate and explain the fundamental similarities and correspondences between humankind's oldest and newest thought-technologies: oral tradition and the Internet. Despite...


Media Virus!

by Douglas Rushkoff

The most virulent viruses today are composed of information. In this information-driven age, the easiest way to manipulate the culture is through the media. A hip and caustically humorous McLuhan for the '90s,...


Gypsy Folk Tales - Book One

by Francis Hindes Groome

In recent times, much has been written and reported in the press about "Travellers", as Gypsies are now more popularly known. All too often these reports are negative. However, the Gypsy lifestyle is simultaneously...


Folk-Lore and Legends of the North American Indian

by J B Lippincott

This book has been especially republished to raise funds for the American Indian Education Fund, benefitting the education of Native Americans across the United States of America. In 1891, the first buffalo...