The Encyclopedia of Superstitions

Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this fascinating, flickable encyclopedia of superstitions! Richard Webster presents over five hundred of the most obscure, curious, and just-plain-freaky superstitions of the Western world.

The Encyclopedia of Superstitions

The Encyclopedia of Superstitions

Have you ever rubbed a frog on your freckles? Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this fascinating, flickable encyclopedia of superstitions! Richard Webster presents over five hundred of the most obscure, curious, and just-plain-freaky superstitions of the Western world. Discover batty beliefs about baldness, beans, and the Bermuda Triangle, and peculiar practices regarding hiccups, hearses, and hunchbacks. From modern myths to centuries-old lore, The Encyclopedia of Superstitions offers a wealth of wonderfully weird beliefs on just about every topic you can imagine: Holidays Birth Death Weddings Colors Gemstones Trees Flowers Fairies Weather Numbers Animals Birds Insects Household Items Zodiac Signs Gambling The Human Body Food Praise: "[T]his reference makes for compulsive browsing."—Publishers Weekly

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The Encyclopedia of Superstitions
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Richard Webster
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-08 - Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

Have you ever rubbed a frog on your freckles? Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this fascinating, flickable encyclopedia of superstitions! Richard Webster presents over five hundred of the most obscure, curious, and just-plain-freaky superstitions of the Western world. Discover batty beliefs about baldness, beans, and the Bermuda
Encyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World
Language: en
Pages: 1751
Authors: Cora Linn Daniels
Categories: Folklore
Type: BOOK - Published: 1971 - Publisher:

Books about Encyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World
Encyclopaedia of Superstitions
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Edwin Radford, Mona Augusta Radford
Categories: Folklore
Type: BOOK - Published: 1961 - Publisher: Barnes & Noble

Containing more that two thousand supersitions of Britain ranging over the past six hundred years, and extending down to the present day,this book demonstrates that superstitions are world-wide and inherent in all peoples of the world in exactly identical forms of fear and avoidance.
Encyclopaedia of Superstitions - A History of Superstition
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: M. Radford
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-16 - Publisher: Read Books Ltd

The first book to deal with the history and source of complete superstitions which exist, or have existed among British people throughout the world. They are presented in encyclopaedic form, so that any individual superstition, or collective superstitions related to one particular subject, can be found under a specified heading.
The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Superstitions
Language: en
Pages: 511
Authors: Diagram Group
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Broken up into categories such as Animals, Astrology, Dreams, and Flowers, this fascinating dictionary will alert you to thousands of beliefs, omens, and proverbs that you may never have known. Many other subjects range from Clothing to Food to Marriage numbers.

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