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The Resource Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth, [writers: Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan ; consultant, Elizabeth Warner]

Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth, [writers: Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan ; consultant, Elizabeth Warner]

Label
Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth
Title
Forests of the vampire
Title remainder
Slavic myth
Statement of responsibility
[writers: Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan ; consultant, Elizabeth Warner]
Title variation
  • Slavic myth
  • Slavic myth and mankind
Title variation remainder
forests of the vampire
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests
Cataloging source
JJG
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kerrigan, Michael
  • Phillips, Charles
  • Warner, Elizabeth
  • Duncan Baird Publishers
  • Time-Life Books
Series statement
Myth and mankind
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Slavs
  • Slavic countries
  • Slavic countries
Target audience
preschool
Label
Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth, [writers: Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan ; consultant, Elizabeth Warner]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Created, edited and designed by Duncan Baird Publishers"--T.p.verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index
Contents
  • Tales of wonder, magic and sorcery (Visions of mystery -- Witchcraft and wizardry -- The faces of the changeling -- A fierce managerie -- Picture essay: Classical fantasies) -- The legacy of Slavic myth
  • The Slavic world (Dark plains of destiny -- Picture essay: The people's art) -- Pantheon of the Slavs (The forces of night and day -- Deities of the Baltic Slavs -- The pagan gods of Kiev -- A dual faith -- Remnants of elemental belief -- Moist Mother Earth -- Picture essay: The eternal face of Mother Russia) -- Spirit masters and little demons (From divinity to demonhood -- Spirits of the home and farmstead -- Siren of the stream -- Wonders of the deep -- Wild master of the woods -- The harvester of souls -- The devil himself -- Picture essay: Myths in miniature) -- Kingdoms of the dead (A marriage of life and death -- The soul's dark journey -- Lands of destiny -- Tormentor of the night -- Feasts of flesh and blood -- The strange face of immortality -- The bones of Baba Yaga -- Picture essay: Riches real and imagined) --
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780705436137
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map.
System control number
ocm41336798
Label
Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth, [writers: Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan ; consultant, Elizabeth Warner]
Publication
Note
"Created, edited and designed by Duncan Baird Publishers"--T.p.verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index
Contents
  • Tales of wonder, magic and sorcery (Visions of mystery -- Witchcraft and wizardry -- The faces of the changeling -- A fierce managerie -- Picture essay: Classical fantasies) -- The legacy of Slavic myth
  • The Slavic world (Dark plains of destiny -- Picture essay: The people's art) -- Pantheon of the Slavs (The forces of night and day -- Deities of the Baltic Slavs -- The pagan gods of Kiev -- A dual faith -- Remnants of elemental belief -- Moist Mother Earth -- Picture essay: The eternal face of Mother Russia) -- Spirit masters and little demons (From divinity to demonhood -- Spirits of the home and farmstead -- Siren of the stream -- Wonders of the deep -- Wild master of the woods -- The harvester of souls -- The devil himself -- Picture essay: Myths in miniature) -- Kingdoms of the dead (A marriage of life and death -- The soul's dark journey -- Lands of destiny -- Tormentor of the night -- Feasts of flesh and blood -- The strange face of immortality -- The bones of Baba Yaga -- Picture essay: Riches real and imagined) --
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
144 p.
Isbn
9780705436137
Other physical details
col. ill., col. map.
System control number
ocm41336798

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