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Dragons, Serpents, and Slayers in the Classical and Early Christian Worlds: A Sourcebook

ISBN : 9780199925117

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¥5,225
Author: 
Daniel Ogden
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
181 x 253 mm
Pub date
May 2013
Stories about dragons, serpents, and their slayers make up a rich and varied tradition within ancient mythology and folklore. In this sourcebook, Daniel Ogden presents a comprehensive and easily acces ... Read more

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Dressing Up: Cultural Identity in Renaissance Europe

ISBN : 9780199645183

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¥5,566
Author: 
Ulinka Rublack
Pages
376 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
174 x 246 mm
Pub date
Nov 2011
Dressing Up shows why clothes made history and history can be about clothes. It imagines the Renaissance afresh by considering people's appearances: what they wore, how this made them move, what image ... Read more

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Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780192803467

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¥1,628
Author: 
Geraldine Pinch
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
113 x 175 mm
Pub date
Apr 2004
Series
Very Short Introductions
Written by an expert but with the general reader in mind Thematically arranged Emphasizes diversity of source material Simply and concisely explains and illuminates a fascinating and complex ... Read more

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Enchanted Europe: Superstition, Reason, and Religion 1250-1750

ISBN : 9780199605118

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¥5,379
Author: 
Euan K. Cameron
Pages
488 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
166 x 233 mm
Pub date
Oct 2011
Since the dawn of history people have used charms and spells to try to control their environment, and forms of divination to try to foresee the otherwise unpredictable chances of life. Many of these t ... Read more

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Fairy Tale: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199532155

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¥1,628
Author: 
Marina Warner
Pages
168 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 174 mm
Pub date
Feb 2018
Series
Very Short Introductions
A lively and engaging exploration of fairy tales and their meaning Considers fairy tale as both a genre and a literary form Explores an array of classic and contemporary examples Looks at cul ... Read more

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Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199547906

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¥1,628
Author: 
Rebecca Arnold
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
113 x 173 mm
Pub date
Oct 2009
Series
Very Short Introductions
A wide ranging account discussing everything from production and design, couture, and retailing to the wider role of fashion in society Covers the ethical and controversial aspects of fashion suc ... Read more

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Pub date
Jul 2016
Series
Pasold Studies in Textile History
How did fashion work in Europe before modern media? Why were beards suddenly stylish after 1500? Why did the ruff come in and out of use in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? Why did men from Sp ... Read more

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Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

ISBN : 9780198706991

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¥4,565
Author: 
Richard Buxton
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Sep 2017
In this illustrated study Richard Buxton analyses Greek literary narratives and visual representations of the metamorphosis of humans and gods, as evidenced from Homer to Nonnos. Such tales have becom ... Read more

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Greek and Roman Festivals: Content, Meaning, and Practice

ISBN : 9780199696093

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¥23,276
Author: 
J. Rasmus Brandt; Jon W. Iddeng
Pages
432 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
151 x 221 mm
Pub date
Nov 2012
Festivals were the heartbeat of Greek and Roman society and fulfilled significant roles in its social and political organization and within its institutions. Setting the rhythm of the year, festivals ... Read more

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Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing

ISBN : 9780190491680

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¥2,453
Author: 
Melissa Mohr
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
140 x 210 mm
Pub date
Jul 2016
Contains original research into the history of swearing, and is scrupulous in analyzing the claims of other scholars Corrects popular myths about swearing--for example, the F-word does not come f ... Read more

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