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  1. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

    The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland [Paperback]

    Ernest Walker Marwick(Author); Ernest Marwick(Author)


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    ISBN: 9781912476923
    Published by : Origin
    The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in winter by stinging gales, and in summer lie under the endless days of the ‘simmer din’.

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  2. Freedom in Nets

    Freedom in Nets [Paperback]

    Osvaldo Zebris(Author)


    ISBN: 9788869773150
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    Osvalds Zebris’ stories capture those moments of existence visible only to the most attentive observer, laying particular attention on language and an idiosyncratic vision of the world. His characters seem bound to an irrevocable desinty, ev... .... Learn More
  3. The Forest of the Hanged

    The Forest of the Hanged [Hardback]

    Liviu Rebreanu(Author)


    ISBN: 9781592110308
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    This classic Romanian novel lends valuable psychological insight into the tragic situation confronting minorities in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I. It is the story of Apostol Bologa, a middle-class Romanian officer serving in the ... .... Learn More
  4. Beyond Tomorrow

    Beyond Tomorrow: German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Centuries [Hardback]

    Ingo Cornils(Author)


    ISBN: 9781640140356
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 214
    Since its beginnings, German Science Fiction (or SF) has engaged with social change and technological progress, often drawing from utopian thought. The writer Kurd Lawitz challenged the authoritarian Wilhelmine order; later, film director Fritz La... .... Learn More
  5. The Native Greenlander

    The Native Greenlander: Folktales of Greenland [Paperback]

    Heinrich Rink(Editor); Aron of Kangeq(Illustrator)


    ISBN: 9780996748087
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    The remarkable oral tradition of the Inuit, unaffected by few outside influences, is traced through their history on the land and addresses both spirtual and cultural practices. Many of the stories describe the clashes between the Norse and the In... .... Learn More
  6. Supernatural Cities

    Supernatural Cities: Enchantment, Anxiety and Spectrality [Hardback]

    Karl Bell(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783274413
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Since the Enlightenment, supernatural beliefs and practices have largely been derided as ignorant and un-modern - even anti-modern - and cities, being the ultimate symbol of progress and rationality, have not been thought to harbour magic. Scholar... .... Learn More
  7. Fireside Tales of the Traveller Children

    Fireside Tales of the Traveller Children [Paperback]

    Duncan Williamson(Author); Linda Williamson(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781912476480
    Published by : Origin
    Duncan Williamson was a Scottish traveller who went on to become one of Britain’s master story-tellers. During his lifetime he was acclaimed ‘the greatest English-speaking storyteller’, ‘the national monument of British sto... .... Learn More
  8. Old Skye Tales

    Old Skye Tales: Traditions, Reflections and Memories [Paperback]

    William Mackenzie(Author); Alasdair Maclean(Editor)


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    ISBN: 9781912476565
    Published by : Origin
    In this book he records a world of local legend, folklore and superstition, and charts the changes he saw in his lifetime in agriculture, education, the Church and, of course, emigration. He recounts the history of the leading families of Skye and... .... Learn More
  9. Nuova Antologia - a. CLIV, n. 2289, gennaio-marzo 2019

    Nuova Antologia - a. CLIV, n. 2289, gennaio-marzo 2019: Rivista di lettere, scienze ed arti. Serie trimestrale fondata da Giovanni Spadolini [Paperback]


    ISBN: 9788859619550
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Tre figure del cattolicesimo liberale lombardo nel ricordo di Spadolini a cura di Gabriele PaoliniGiuliano Amato, Dall’idea di Europa alla costruzione europeaAlberto Quadrio Curzio, Italia ed Europa: economia, ... .... Learn More
  10. On Their Way

    On Their Way [Paperback]

    Juaaka Lyberth(Author)


    ISBN: 9780996748049
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    Paul Erik returns to Nuuk after spending the summer in his hometown of Uummannaq, Greenland. In Nuuk he attends high school where people from all over the country are housed in dormitories. But the school systems are Danish – and not adapted... .... Learn More

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