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Southern Cunning
  • Author : Aaron Oberon
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-07-26

Southern Cunning is a journey through the folklore of the American South and a look at the power these stories hold for modern witches. Through the lens of folklore, animism, and bioregionalism the book shows how to bring rituals in folklore into the modern day and presents a uniquely American

Folkloric American Witchcraft and the Multicultural Experience
  • Author : Via Hedera
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-02-26

Witchcraft and magic in America is an inherently multicultural experience and the folklore of our ancestors from every country converges here at a crossroads. It’s a complicated history; one of uncertainty and fear, displacement and enslavement, merging and migration. Our ancestors may not have agreed on how they saw

South of 49
  • Author : Philip McKernan,Dan Sampson,Mike Cunning
  • Publisher : John Wiley and Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-12-03

"South of 49 is a must-read for anyone wanting to buy real estate in the United States. This groundbreaking book is jammed full of practical information that will ensure you avoid all the potential pitfalls." —Les Hewitt, author of The Power of Focus "When buying real estate anywhere in the world,

The Cunning of Uncertainty
  • Author : Helga Nowotny
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-11-19

Uncertainty is interwoven into human existence. It is a powerful incentive in the search for knowledge and an inherent component of scientific research. We have developed many ways of coping with uncertainty. We make promises, manage risks and make predictions to try to clear the mists and predict ahead. But

New World Witchery
  • Author : Cory Thomas Hutcheson
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release Date : 2021-04-08

Featuring nearly 500 samples of folklore, including stories, artifacts, rituals, and beliefs, New World Witchery is one of the most comprehensive collections of witchcraft and folk magic ever written. This treasure trove of witchery is designed to help you integrate folk traditions into your life and deepen your understanding of magic.

Backwoods Witchcraft
  • Author : Jake Richards
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-01

In Backwoods Witchcraft, Jake Richards offers up a folksy stew of family stories, lore, omens, rituals, and conjure crafts that he learned from his great-grandmother, his grandmother, and his grandfather, a Baptist minister who Jake remembers could "rid someone of a fever with an egg or stop up the blood

The Candle and the Crossroads
  • Author : Orion Foxwood
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Release Date : 2012-12-01

Learn the ways of magic and healing from the living, oral tradition of Appalachian Conjure in The Candle and the Crossroads. Orion Foxwood offers a primer on the real magic and techniques of Southern root magic, knowledge he learned first-hand growing up in rural Appalachia. Foxwood explains magical techniques including:

Tell No Tales
  • Author : Sam Maggs
  • Publisher : Amulet Books
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10

A swashbuckling adventure inspired by the historical exploits of real-life female pirates Anne Bonny had it all--her own ship, a pirate crew, and a fearsome reputation--but a new enemy has her on the run and it'll take all of Anne's courage to stay afloat. The night before a major heist,

Colonial Chaos in the Southern Red Sea
  • Author : Nicholas W. S. Smith
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-29

Shedding light on the historical origins of violence, trafficking, piracy and civil unrest in Somalia, Yemen and Djibouti.

Southeast Asia in the Early Modern Era
  • Author : Anthony J. S. Reid
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-05

The political and religious identities of Southeast Asia were largely formed by the experiences of the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries, when international commerce boomed before eventually falling under the domination of well-armed European powers intent on monopoly. This book is the first to document the full range of responses to

A Turn in the South
  • Author : V. S. Naipaul
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2011-12-14

V. S. Naipaul’s first book about the United States is a revealing, disturbing, elegiac book about the hidden life and culture of the American South — from Atlanta to Charleston, Tallahassee to Tuskegee, Nashville to Chapel Hill.

Listening to Nineteenth century America
  • Author : Mark Michael Smith
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2001

Arguing for the importance of the aural dimension of history, Mark M. Smith contends that to understand what it meant to be northern or southern, slave or free--to understand sectionalism and the attitudes toward modernity that led to the Civil War--we mu

The Blind Assassin
  • Author : Margaret Atwood
  • Publisher : Emblem Editions
  • Release Date : 2010-12-10

“Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge.” These words are spoken by Iris Chase Griffen, married at eighteen to a wealthy industrialist but now poor and eighty-two. Iris recalls her far from exemplary life, and the events leading up to her sister’

Folk Medicine in Southern Appalachia
  • Author : Anthony Cavender
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2014-07-25

In the first comprehensive exploration of the history and practice of folk medicine in the Appalachian region, Anthony Cavender melds folklore, medical anthropology, and Appalachian history and draws extensively on oral histories and archival sources from the nineteenth century to the present. He provides a complete tour of ailments and

Gypsy Blood
  • Author : Kristy Cunning
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27

I'm not all that special, really. Or uncommon. I'm sure there are a lot of girls with old gypsy blood who see the dead, have killer cults hunting their family, and turn into something that gets scary when they panic. Yep. Completely unoriginal, if I do say so myself.Move