Social science / Customs & Traditions

Best Selling / Page 13

icon Subscribe to feed


Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection



Delete Customs & Traditions





Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :



English (683)

French (50)

German (4)

Spanish (4)

Italian (104)



All (683)

DRM Free (62)

DRM (621)

More options

Star Myths of the Greeks and Romans: A Sourcebook

by Theony Condos

The nightly appearance of the stars, their arrangement in the sky, their regular risings and settings through the course of the year, have been a source of endless wonder and speculation. But where did the constellations...

The Haunted South: Where Ghosts Still Roam

by Nancy Roberts & Bruce Roberts

This collection features such stories as "Passenger Train Number 9"; "The Little People"; "The Phantom Rider of the Confederacy"; "The Demon of Wizard Clip"; "Room for One More"; "Tavern of Terror"; "The Surrency...

Stonehenge Completed and the Fibonacci Code

by Neil L Thomas

STONEHENGE COMPLETED & THE FIBONACCI CODE principally concerns three ancient monument groups built in the fourth millennium BC in north-western Europe and the Isles ; the Knowth and Newgrange mounds group in...

Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Tale

by Jack Zipes

" Explores the historical rise of the literary fairy tale as genre in the late seventeenth century. In his examinations of key classical fairy tales, Zipes traces their unique metamorphoses in history with stunning...

Il ritorno del dio che balla

by Andrea Romanazzi

Le tradizioni popolari legate al tarantolismo hanno generato culti e riti che hanno dato vita ad alcune delle più vitali musiche e danze popolari: tammurriate, tarantelle e pizziche, il cui rinnovato interesse...

Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America

by Barry Holstun Lopez

Prankster, warrior, seducer, fool – Old Man Coyote is the most enduring legend in Native American culture. Crafty and cagey – often the victim of his own magical intrigues and lusty appetites – he created...

The Age of Fable: Stories of Gods and Heroes

by Thomas Bulfinch

Long regarded as one of the most significant collectors and interpreters of folklore and mythology, Thomas Bulfinch was an esteemed but not affluent scholar from Massachusetts who set about making the world's...

Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

by Sabine Baring-Gould

Step back into the romance and primal conflict of the medieval period with this collection of fairy tales and folklore from the era. Equal parts charmingly quaint and bracingly brutal, this carefully curated...

The Water of Life: Spiritual Renewal in the Fairy Tale, Revised Edition

by David L Hart

The intensive study of Jungian psychology was amplified by another subject, taught continuously while I was a student at the Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland: the psychology of fairy tales. The study of...

The Gold Seekers: Gold, Ghosts and Legends from Carolina to California

by Nancy Roberts

The first gold rush in the United States did not happen in California, as The Gold Seekers reveals. America's first gold rush was in the South.

Ghosts of the Southern Mountains and Appalachia

by Nancy Roberts & Bruce Roberts

Roberts writes stories from a wide variety of locations: "Night of the Hunt" in Hendersonville, North Carolina; "Return of the Bell Witch" in Adams, Tennessee; "The Shenandoah Stage" in New Market, Virginia;...

South Carolina Ghosts: From the Coast to the Mountains

by Nancy Roberts

Ghosts still walk in South Carolina and unexplained things continue to confound even the most skeptical among us.

North Carolina Ghosts & Legends

by Nancy Roberts & Bruce Roberts

This collection of tales was originally published as An Illustrated Guide to Ghosts and Mysterious Occurences in the Old North State. To her group of classic stories, Mrs. Roberts has added three new tales about...

South-African Folk-Tales

by James Albert Honey

The folk tales of South Africa are fascinating and full of beautiful stories of animals, gods and magic.

Tell My Horse

by Zora Neale Hurston

As a first-hand account of the weird mysteries and horrors of voodoo, Tell My Horse is an invaluable resource and fascinating guide. Based on Zora Neale Hurston's personal experiences in Haiti and Jamaica, where...

The Dead Beat

by Marilyn Johnson

Marilyn Johnson was enthralled by the remarkable lives that were marching out of this world—so she sought out the best obits in the English language and the people who spent their lives writing about the dead....

Eskimo Folk-Tales

by W. W. Worster

The folk tales of the Inuit are some of the most unique in the entire world, completely isolated for thousands of years in the icy, windswept north, they believed they were the only peoples on Earth and this...

Legends Of Gods And Ghosts - (Hawaiian Mythology) - Collected And Translated From The Hawaiian

by William Drake Westervelt

A collection of the beautiful and descriptive tales of ghosts and myths from the Hawaiian Islands, complete with a glossary of Hawaiian place names and words. Fans of ghost stories and Hawaiian history will...

The Realm Of Faerie - Fairy Life And Legend In Britain (Folklore History Series)

by Wirt Sikes

This fantastic book is a must read for anybody who has an interest in fairy lore and the history of folklore concerning the fairy. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and...

Manners And Social Usages

by Mary Elizabeth Sherwood

A manual written for any social scenario that might occur to somebody from the upper-middle classes at the turn of the 20th century. A lot of this book may seem anachronistic in the modern age but it is a fascinating...