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Spooky southwest : tales of hauntings, strange happenings, and other local lore.

Schlosser, S. E.
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(2017)  | 9781493027156 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Here we have a collection of unnerving tales of events that happened--and still do happen--in the collective back yard of the Southwestern states. Accompanied by evocative illustrations, these compelling retellings of 30 popular folktales feature supernatural occurrences and ghosts of all sorts, from...

Spooky new england : tales of hauntings, strange happenings, and other local lore.

Schlosser, S. E.
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(2017)  | 9781493027125 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for 30 creepy tails of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Set in New England's historic towns, charming old islands, and sparsely...

Spooky michigan : tales of hauntings, strange happenings, and other local lore.

Schlosser, S. E.
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(2017)  | 9781493027132 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for twenty-five creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in Michigan. Set in Michigan's historic towns and sparsely populated backwoods, the stories in this entertaining and compelling collection will...

As long as we both shall eat.

STEWART, Claire.
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(2017)  | 9781442257139 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 242pp
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As Long as we Both Shall Eat is a culinary history of wedding feasts. Examining the various food customs associated with weddings in America and around the world, Claire Stewart not only provides a rich account of the foods most loved and frequently served at wedding celebrations, she also offers a...

Medieval Clothing and Textiles 13

Netherton, Robin. , Netherton, Robin. Owen-Crocker, Gale R.
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(2017)  | 9781783272150 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Three of the essays in this collection focus on Italy, with contributions onfootwear in Lucca based on documentary evidence of the fourteenth century;aristocratic furnishings as described in a royal letter of the fifteenthcentury, along with its first translation into English; and Boccaccio'streatment...

Cremation, corpses and cannibalism : comparative cosmologies and centuries of cosmic consumption.

Kaliff, Anders. Oestigaard, Terje.
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(2017)  | 9781443881739 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"Death matters and the matters of death are initially, and to a large extent, the decaying flesh of the corpse. Cremation as a ritual practice is the fastest and most optimal way of dissolving the corpse's flesh, either by annihilation or purification, or a combination. Still, cremation was not the...

Brides of the buddha : nuns' stories from the avadanasataka.

Muldoon-Hules, Karen.
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(2017)  | 9781498511452 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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For young women in early South Asia, marriage was probably the most important event in their lives, as it largely determined their socioeconomic and religious future. Yet there has been little in the way of systematic examinations of the evidence on marriage customs among Buddhists of this time, and...

Mapping the history of folklore studies : centers, borderlands and shared spaces.

Bula, Dace. Laime, Sandis.
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(2017)  | 9781443872904 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 390pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"This collection of articles provides rich and diverse insights into the historical dynamics of folkloristic thought with its shifting geographies, shared spaces, centres and borderlands. By focusing on intellectual collaboration and sharing, the volume also reveals the limitations, barriers and boundaries...

Danish Cookbooks: Domesticity and National Identity, 1616-1901

Gold, Carol.
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(2017)  | 9780295997834 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Cookbooks tell stories. They open up the worlds in which the people who wroteand read them once lived. In the hands of a good historian, cookbooks can beshown to contain the markings of political, social, and ideological changes thatwe conventionally locate outside the kitchen. Over time, cookbooks...

Frankie and Johnny: Race, Gender, and the Work of African American Folklore in 1930s America

Morgan, Stacy I.
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(2017)  | 9781477312087 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Originating in a homicide in St. Louis in 1899, the ballad of "Frankie andJohnny" became one of America's most familiar songs during the first half of thetwentieth century. It crossed lines of race, class, and artistic genres, takingform in such varied expressions as a folk song performed by Huddie...

Food, Eating and Identity in Early Medieval England

Frantzen, Allen J.
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(2017)  | 9781783272457 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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Food in the Middle Ages usually evokes images of feasting, speeches, and specialoccasions, even though most evidence of food culture consists of fragments ofordinary things such as knives, cooking pots, and grinding stones, which arerarely mentioned by contemporary writers. This book puts daily life...

Myths and mysteries of the old west.

Rutter, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781493028283 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 15/4/2017
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How much of what we know about the history of the Old West is true? In this new book, author Michael Rutter looks at the legend and lore behind such notorious figures as Billy the Kid and Calamity Jane and the stories of famous gun fights and battles, telling what really happened. Truth may be stranger...

The Natural World in the Exeter Book Riddles

Dale, C. E. Dale, C.E. Dale, Corinne.
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(2017)  | 9781843844648 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 227pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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Humanity is a dominant presence in the Exeter Book riddle collection. It isfrequently shown using, shaping and binding the physical world in which itlives. The riddles depict master and craftsman and use the familiar human worldas a point of orientation within a vast, overwhelming cosmos. But the riddlesalso...

Frankie and Johnny: Race, Gender, and the Work of African American Folklore in 1930s America

Morgan, Stacy I.
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(2017)  | 9781477312070 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
AUD 168.95 (inc. GST), AUD 153.59 (ex. GST),
Originating in a homicide in St. Louis in 1899, the ballad of "Frankie andJohnny" became one of America's most familiar songs during the first half of thetwentieth century. It crossed lines of race, class, and artistic genres, takingform in such varied expressions as a folk song performed by Huddie...

Food on Foot: A History of Eating on Trails and in the Wild

Guzey, Demet. Güzey, Demet.
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(2017)  | 9781442255067 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 20/4/2017
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What did great adventurers eat during their expeditions to the far corners of the world? How did they view the role of food in their survival and wellbeing? What about hikers and backpackers today who set out to enjoy nature, pushing their own boundaries of comfort for adventure. How does food impact...

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(2015)  | 9781845415389 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 21/5/2017
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