Treasury of Folklore Woodlands and Forests

Come into the trees; witches, seductive spirits and big, bad wolves await you. With this book, Folklore Thursday aim to encourage a sense of belonging across all cultures by showing how much we all have in common.

Author: Dee Dee Chainey

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 1849946876

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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An entertaining and enthralling collection of myths, tales and traditions surrounding our trees, woodlands and forests from around the world. From the dark, gnarled woodlands of the north, to the humid jungles of the southern lands, trees have captured humanity’s imagination for millennia. Filled with primal gods and goddesses, dryads and the fairy tales of old, the forests still beckon to us, offering sanctuary, mystery and more than a little mischievous trickery. From insatiable cannibalistic children hewn from logs, to lumberjack lore, and the spine-chilling legend of Bloody Mary, there is much to be found between the branches. Come into the trees; witches, seductive spirits and big, bad wolves await you. With this book, Folklore Thursday aim to encourage a sense of belonging across all cultures by showing how much we all have in common.
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Treasury of Folklore Woodlands and Forests

What we likewise find, as we delve further into our forest fables, is that bears – and their bearlike counterparts – are more usually male in folklore.

Author: Dee Dee Chainey

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9781849947404

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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An entertaining and enthralling collection of myths, tales and traditions surrounding our trees, woodlands and forests from around the world. From the dark, gnarled woodlands of the north, to the humid jungles of the southern lands, trees have captured humanity’s imagination for millennia. Filled with primal gods and goddesses, dryads and the fairy tales of old, the forests still beckon to us, offering sanctuary, mystery and more than a little mischievous trickery. From insatiable cannibalistic children hewn from logs, to lumberjack lore, and the spine-chilling legend of Bloody Mary, there is much to be found between the branches. Come into the trees; witches, seductive spirits and big, bad wolves await you. With this book, Folklore Thursday aim to encourage a sense of belonging across all cultures by showing how much we all have in common.
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The Forest in Folklore and Mythology

"If you have a feeling for the mystery and enchantment of the woods, you will want to own this book." — Outlook.

Author: Alexander Porteous

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486420103

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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Fascinating compendium of facts, folklore, superstitions, myths, and anecdotes about trees and the forest. Describes forest customs, temples and sacred groves, mythical forest creatures, famous trees, unusual trees, tree worship, fossil trees, Yule logs, and much more. "If you have a feeling for the mystery and enchantment of the woods, you will want to own this book." — Outlook.
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A Treasury of British Folklore

any forests and woodlands in Britain are ancient, and woodwose their history (wild men) is replete who with watch legends on, unseen of elves by and us ...

Author: Dee Dee Chainey

Publisher: National Trust

ISBN: 9781911358565

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

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Dee Dee Chainey is an archaeologist by training and co-founder of Folklore Thursday.
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Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology

They can also grow as tall as a tree when running through the forest ... Sources: McCoy, Witch s Guide to F aery Folk, 263* 4; Newcomb, Faerie Treasury, 53 ...

Author: Theresa Bane

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476612423

Category: Social Science

Page: 428

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Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the A-senee-ki-waku of northeastern North America to the Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2,500 individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over the globe.
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A Treasury of Railroad Folklore

The Hinckley Fire Abridged from A History of the Great Minnesota Forest Fires ... the fire would start and run over a mile or two of woodland, and would die ...

Author: B.A. Botkin

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 9781784972721

Category: Transportation

Page: 544

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The biggest cargo of high iron lore and legend ever hauled in one load, A TREASURY OF RAILROAD FOLKLORE contains over a century of the greatest stories, traditions and songs of the American railroad. Here are spell-binding tales of iron horses and iron men – the boomers, brass buttons and brass collars, the hoggers, tallow pots and gandy dancers. This collection tells the truth behind the railroad saints and sinners, brave engineers, robbers and gamblers, hoboes, empire builders and tricksters, whose exploits and achievements all mark milestones in the history of railroading. You will meet all the most memorable characters in the history of the iron rail, including Peter Cooper, Theodore Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, Wells Fargo and Casey Jones. You will be thrilled wiith dramatic accounts of runaway trains and epic robberies. You will roar with laughter at hilarious pranks and tricks, feuds and hoaxes, and gain new insight into the heart and spirit of the railroads and the men who made, run and rode them.
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The World Treasury of Fairy Tales Folklore

... thousands of birds, which fly about in the woods and fields, had picked them all up. ... but they did not get out of the forest, and were very hungry, ...

Author: Joanna Gilar

Publisher: Wellfleet Press

ISBN: 9781627889582

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Relive the magic of classic fairy tales in this beautifully illustrated edition. For centuries fantastical stories of witches, giants, princesses, talking animals, and magical kingdoms have been passed from generation to generation. Many of the fairy tales we are most familiar with today have their roots in this oral tradition of storytelling. The World Treasury of Fairy Tales and Folklore is a stunning collection of fairy tales organized by date of printing. From tales of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries (Little Red Riding Hood, Fair Goldilocks, Beauty and the Beast), to familiar tales collected by The Brothers Grimm in the 19th century (The Frog King, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Snow White), to some lesser-known tales and stories from outside Europe, this book showcases a broad range of examples from this extraordinary genre. Tales are compiled and introduced by leading academics in the field, adding to a deeper understanding of beloved stories. This beautifully illustrated collection of fairy tales and folklore is an essential addition to all family libraries.
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The Forest in Folklore and Mythology

Forest. in. Folklore. and. Mythology. Alexander. Porteous. “If you have a feeling for the mystery and enchantment of the woods, you will want to own this ...

Author: Alexander Porteous

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486120324

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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Fascinating compendium of facts, folklore, superstitions, myths, and anecdotes about trees and the forest. Forest customs, sacred groves, mythical forest creatures, tree worship, and much more.
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Handbook of American Folklore

D. K. Wilgus , Anglo - American Folksong Scholarship Since 1898 ( New Brunswick ... Benjamin A. Botkin , A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore : Stories ...

Author: Richard Mercer Dorson

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253203732

Category: Social Science

Page: 584

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Includes material on interpretation methods and presentation of research.
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The Dictionary of Magic Mystery

Rupert Percy; A Witch's Treasury of the Countryside, Mélusine Draco and Paul Harriss; Traditional Witchcraft for Woods and Forests, Mélusine Draco Wild ...

Author: Melusine Draco

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 9781846948077

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 377

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Every good reference book is both a product and a reflection of its time. The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery is not just another compendium or dictionary of occultism: it is a jumping-off point for further research. Here, the reader will find the ancient and modern interpretation for magical and mystical terms, together with explanations for the differences between the varied (and often conflicting) approaches to magic.
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Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo

... they have been the source of a vast treasury of European folklore, ... and the springbringers are failing to return to the woods and forests and fields, ...

Author: Michael McCarthy

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848543829

Category: Nature

Page: 300

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If we could see it as a whole, if they all arrived in a single flock, say, we would be truly amazed: sixteen million birds. Swallows, martins, swifts, warblers, wagtails, wheatears, cuckoos, chats, nightingales, nightjars, thrushes, pipits and flycatchers pouring into Britain from sub-Saharan Africa. It is one of the enduring wonders of the natural world. Each bird faces the most daunting of journeys -navigating epic distances, dependent on bodily fuel reserves. Yet none can refuse. Since pterodactyls flew, twice-yearly odysseys have been the lot of migrant birds. For us, for millennia, the Great Arrival has been celebrated. From The Song of Solomon, through Keats' Ode To a Nightingale, to our thrill at hearing the first cuckoo call each year, the spring-bringers are timeless heralds of shared seasonal joy. Yet, migrant birds are finding it increasingly hard to make the perilous journeys across the African desert. Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo is a moving call to arms by an impassioned expert: get outside, teach your children about these birds, don't let them disappear from our shores and hearts.
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A Treasury of African Folklore

The penetrating shower may drive rattling and crackling among the twigs , and amid the parched foliage of the woods , and this is imitated by the united energies of women and children , as they rattle the stones in their gourd - flasks ...

Author: Harold Courlander

Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers

ISBN: IND:30000001731979

Category: Social Science

Page: 617

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A comprehensive anthology of myths, legends, epics, tales, poems, and other unwritten literary forms of the peoples of the Sudan, the Guinea Coast, Central Africa, the eastern grasslands, southern Africa, and the northeastern Horn
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B W Working Walking Vol1

the Forestry Commission launched a long overdue (some would say, very late) public ... Attitudes and Preferences in Forests and Woodlands (2002) may lead to ...

Author: Ian D. Rotherham

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781904098423

Category: Environmental archaeology

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A Treasury of Southern Folklore

By night she traveled , many times on foot , over mountains , through forests , across rivers , mid perils by land , perils by water ... Sometimes , when she and her party were concealed in the woods , they saw their pursuers pass ...

Author: Benjamin Albert Botkin

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015000427675

Category: Folklore

Page: 776

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Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine

Welsch, Roger L. A Treasury of Nebraska Pioneer Folklore. ... leaving only small areas of natural pine forest in the Scottish Highlands. The folk medicine ...

Author: Gabrielle Hatfield

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576078747

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 392

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A wide-ranging compilation on the materia medica of the ordinary people of Britain and North America, comparing practices in both places. * Over 200 A-Z entries on all aspects of folk medicine from asthma and childbirth to poultice and warts * Primary source documents from a variety of public archives and private collections * Illustrations of plant, animal, and mineral sources for folk remedies * Complete and extensive end-of-entry references
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Public Library Catalog

Huston , J. In Best American screenplays 812.008 A Treasury of Jewish folklore 398.2 A treasury of Russian verse . ... trees in my forest 577.3 Simon and Schuster's guide to trees 582.16 See See also pages in the following book ( s ) ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015046784917

Category: Best books

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Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Treasury of American folklore . ... COHN , HAIM H. Treasury of cookie recipes . ... NORTH AMERICAN FOREST SOILS CONFERENCE , 3D , NORTH CAROLINA STATE ...

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119497647

Category: Copyright

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Encyclopedia of Spirits and Ghosts in World Mythology

Variations: Ai, Aiatar, Aijo, Ajattara, Ajattaro, Devil of the Woods An evil spirit-dragon from Finnish folklore, Ajatar was said to have been the mother of ...

Author: Theresa Bane

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476663555

Category: Social Science

Page: 180

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Of all the anomalous phenomenon reported, ghost sightings are by far the most common. The words "ghost" and "spirit" are used interchangeably in American English but in other cultures the lingering souls of the departed are not to be confused with ancestral spirits, demonic spirits, numens oråÊpoltergeists. This encyclopedia lists hundreds of entities of the spirit realm--from aatxe to zuzeca--from world mythology and folklore.
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