Browsing posts tagged: Folk beliefs
A to Z World Superstitions & Folklore

A to Z World Superstitions & Folklore is part of the World Trade Press A to Z World Culture Series. Individual titles in the series focus on a specific cultural topic for the 175 countries covered and offer broad factual information, deep insight and thoughtful analysis. Throughout each volume, the list of topics and the […]

A to Z World Superstitions & Folklore

A to Z World Superstitions & Folklore is part of the World Trade Press A to Z World Culture Series. Individual titles in the series focus on a specific cultural topic for the 175 countries covered and offer broad factual information, deep insight and thoughtful analysis. Throughout each volume, the list of topics and the […]

A to Z World Superstitions & Folklore

A to Z World Superstitions & Folklore is part of the World Trade Press A to Z World Culture Series. Individual titles in the series focus on a specific cultural topic for the 175 countries covered and offer broad factual information, deep insight and thoughtful analysis. Throughout each volume, the list of topics and the […]

Out Of The Ordinary

This contributed volume explores the functions of belief and supernatural experience within an array of cultures, as well as the stance of academe toward the study of belief and the supernatural. The essays in this volume call into question the idea that supernatural experience is extraordinary.Among the contributors are Shelley Adler, David Hufford, Barre Toelken, […]

Death Lore

Examines the lore of death and whatever happens afterward. This work looks at places where people are buried, either permanently or temporarily. It also explores some of the stranger stories about what happens after we’re gone, and offers some philosophical musings about death in general, as well as our connection to those who have gone […]