History and the Supernatural in Medieval England (Cambridge by C. S. Watkins

By C. S. Watkins

This can be a interesting learn of non secular tradition in England from 1050 to 1250. Drawing at the wealth of fabric approximately spiritual trust and perform that survives within the chronicles, Carl Watkins explores the bills of indicators, prophecies, astrology, magic, ideals approximately demise, and the amazing and demonic. He demanding situations a few of the triumphing assumptions approximately non secular trust, wondering particularly the attachment of many historians to phrases reminiscent of 'clerical' and 'lay', 'popular' and 'elite', 'Christian' and 'pagan' as explanatory different types. The facts of the chronicles is additionally set in its broader context via explorations of miracle collections, penitential manuals, exempla and sermons. The ebook lines shifts within the means the supernatural was once conceptualized through discovered writers and the ways that broader styles of trust developed in this interval. This unique account sheds very important gentle on trust in the course of a interval within which the spiritual panorama was once remodeled.

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The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery by Melusine Draco

By Melusine Draco

Each stable reference ebook is either a product and a mirrored image of its time. The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery isn't just one other compendium or dictionary of occultism: it's a jumping-off aspect for additional examine. the following, the reader will locate the traditional and smooth interpretation for magical and mystical phrases, including motives for the variations among the numerous (and usually conflicting) methods to magic.

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Whispers Under Ground (Rivers of London, Book 3) by Ben Aaronovitch

By Ben Aaronovitch

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A gripping new day out for workstation supply within the most sensible 10 SUNDAY TIMES-bestselling sequence from Ben Aaronovitch.
Doctor Who Screenwriter Ben Aaronovitch's fantastically unique supernatural crime sequence has, with its witty one-liners and beautifully erudite tackle London, gained a legion of enthusiasts in double speedy time.

Peter furnish is studying magic speedy. And its simply besides - he's already had run ins with the lethal supernatural kids of the Thames and a terrifying killer in Soho. development within the Police strength is much less effortless. in particular should you paintings in a division of 2. A division that doesn't even formally exist. A division that if you happen to did describe it to most folks might get you laughed at. after which there's his love existence. The final individual he fell for ended up heavily lifeless. It wasn't his fault, yet still.

Now whatever terrible is occurring within the labyrinth of tunnels that make up the tube approach that honeycombs the traditional foundations of London. And delays at the Northern line is the very least of it. Time to name within the Met's fiscal and expert Crime Unit nine, aka 'The Folly'. Time to name in laptop Peter supply, Britains final Wizard.

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The Golden Bough (in 12 volumes) by Fraser J.G.

By Fraser J.G.

Джеймс Джордж Фрэзер (1854-1941) - известный английский этнограф, исследователь древнеримской литературы и Ветхого Завета, видный представитель классического эволюционизма в антропологии, один из пионеров сравнительного религиоведения, внесший большой вклад в изучение тотемизма, культа природы и верований в загробную жизнь.
«Золотая ветвь» считается одним из наиболее значительных трудов, исследующих истоки религии. В нем Фрэзер собрал и систематизировал уникальный материал по первобытным верованиям, древним и современным религиям, народным обычаям, существующим в различных уголках земного шара.
Опираясь на огромный массив этнографических и исторических данных, автор стремился показать целостную картину верований и обрядов всех эпох. Переведенная на множество языков, эта книга принесла автору мировую известность и представляет несомненный интерес не только для тех, кто занимается историей религии и фольклористикой, но и для самого широкого кpyгa читателей.
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Книги редкие ужасно, в нашей стране, как мне кажется, такое сложно найти, только в крупнейших библиотеках - тем большую ценность книги представляют. Кто знает английский язык, расхватывайте книги скорее!

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1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children , 3rd Edition by Thomas W. Phelan PhD

By Thomas W. Phelan PhD

The award-winning, most sensible promoting '1-2-3 Magic' ebook offers sensible and easy-to-learn parenting ideas that paintings for kids a while 2-12. you will not have to learn baby psychology to appreciate the 3 uncomplicated steps within the application and get effects fast! Step 1: keep an eye on Obnoxious Behaviour. examine an easy strategy to get your children to forestall doing what you do not need them to do (whining, arguing, tantrums, sibling competition, etc.); Step 2: motivate strong Behaviour. study numerous potent how to get your children to begin doing what you do wish them to do (cleaning rooms, going to mattress, homework, etc.); Step three: increase Relationships. study 4 strong innovations that strengthen your bond together with your teenagers. additionally, you will the right way to deal with the Six different types of checking out and Manipulation, the right way to deal with misbehaviour in public and the way to prevent the Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit Syndrome.

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The Right Way to Do Wrong: A Unique Selection of Writings by by Harry Houdini

By Harry Houdini

One of the main fascinating and famous figures of the 20 th century conducts a masterclass in subversion

Originally released in 1906, The correct technique to Do Wrong was a masterclass in subversion performed via the world’s maximum illusionist. It accrued Hou­dini’s findings, from interviews with criminals and cops, at the so much surefire how one can dedicate crime and escape with it.

This quantity offers the easiest of these writings along little-known articles by way of Houdini on his personal model of deception: magic. Revealing the secrets and techniques of his signature tips, together with handcuff and twine escapes, and debunking the equipment of his opponents, he proves  himself to be simply as smart and nimble a author as he was once a magician—and strangely unfastened with exchange secrets and techniques! All of which makes this designated collection of works either the last word anti-etiquette advisor and evidence that issues are usually not continuously as they seem.

In an specific creation to this quantity, Teller—magician, comic, and silent sidekick of Penn Jillette—speaks up concerning the maximum magician of recent occasions.

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Primrose and the Magic Snowglobe (Fairy Chronicles) by J.H. Sweet

By J.H. Sweet

Within you within the strength to do anythingEven for magical creatures, a want is a very robust thing!None of the fairies at Madam Toad's Fairy Circle have ever heard of a gargoyle who could not take a seat nonetheless or a gremlin who loved solving issues rather than breaking them, or a dwarf who used to be freely giving dwarf-secrets (for free)! What can have prompted those magical creatures to behave so unusually? And why do all of them appear a lot happier now? Primrose needs to use her detective abilities and assistance from her fairy workforce to resolve this one!What in the event you came upon you had magical fairy powers? Meet the ladies of The Fairy Chronicles, differently general women such as you with specified presents. Their awesome adventures will switch the area!

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Bad Magic (The Bad Books, Book 1) by Pseudonymous Bosch

By Pseudonymous Bosch

A mystical new sequence from Pseudonymous Bosch, the bestselling writer of the key Series

Magic is BAD.
As in faux. tacky. Unreal. not less than, that's what Clay, who has noticeable one magic convey too many, thinks.

When phrases from his magazine seem mysteriously on his institution wall as graffiti, he by no means imagines that magic should be in charge. And whilst an identical graffiti lands him at Earth Ranch, a camp for "troubled" young children on a distant volcanic island, magic is the very last thing he expects to discover there.

But at Earth Ranch, there's one unusual shock after one other, till Clay now not is aware what to anticipate. Is he relatively chatting with a llama? Did he relatively see a ghost? what's the frightening mystery hidden within the deserted library? the one factor he understands needless to say is that at the back of the clouds of vog (volcanic smog), not anything is because it turns out. Can he remedy the riddle of Earth Ranch sooner than difficulty erupts?

Elusive writer Pseudonymous Bosch introduces a unprecedented new sequence that might have you ever believing within the incredible.

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