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Poland 1939: The Outbreak of World War II

Roger Moorhouse · Basic Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

For Americans, World War II began in December of 1941, with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; but for Poland, the war began on September 1, 1939, when Hitler's soldiers invaded, followed later that month by Stalin's Red Army. The conflict that followed saw the debut of many of the features...
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The Druidic Art of Divination: Understanding the Past and Seeing into the Future

Jon G. Hughes · Destiny Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A complete guide to the techniques of the pre-Celtic Druids for understanding the past, present, and future * Offers step-by-step instructions for a wealth of practices passed down across five generations of Welsh Druids * Explains the three forms of divination used by the Druids: interpretive...
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Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World

Tara Isabella Burton · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

55 years have passed since the cover of Time Magazine proclaimed the death of God and while participation in mainstream religion has indeed plummeted, Americans have never been more spiritually busy. While rejecting traditional worship in unprecedented numbers, today's Americans are embracing...
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The Holy Shroud: A Brilliant Hoax in the Time of the Black Death

Gary Vikan · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A towering figure in the art world unravels the mystery of the world's most controversial relic.The history of the Christian church is strewn with holy relics and artifacts, none more controversial than the Shroud of Turin, the supposed burial cloth of Christ. In The Holy Shroud Gary...
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The Sacred Herbs of Spring: Magical, Healing, and Edible Plants to Celebrate Beltaine

Ellen Evert Hopman · Destiny Books
Pages: 376
Format: Paperback

A practical guide to the celebration of Beltaine and the sacred herbs of spring * Explores the identification, harvest, and safe practical and ritual use of more than 90 plants and trees * Details rituals for honoring the traditional Gods and Goddesses of spring, such as the Goddess Chloris,...
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Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives

Helen Taylor · Oxford University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ian McEwan once said, 'When women stop reading, the novel will be dead.' This book explains how precious fiction is to contemporary women readers, and how they draw on it to tell the stories of their lives. Female readers are key to the future of fiction and--as parents, teachers,...
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