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Imagining the supernatural north

Author: Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough; Danielle Marie Cudmore; Donecker Stefan
Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : Polynyna Press, an imprint of the University of Alberta Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First electronic edition, 2016View all editions and formats
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"In this interdisciplinary collection, sixteen scholars from twelve countries explore the notion of the North as a realm of the supernatural. This region has long been associated with sorcerous inhabitants, mythical tribes, metaphysical forces of good and evil, and a range of supernatural qualities. It was both the sacred abode of the gods and a feared source of menacing invaders and otherworldly beings. Whether  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Imagining the supernatural north.
(CaOONL)20169035174
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough; Danielle Marie Cudmore; Donecker Stefan
ISBN: 9781772122954 1772122955 9781772122930 1772122939 9781772122947 1772122947
OCLC Number: 953629939
Description: 1 online resource
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Responsibility: Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, Danielle Marie Cudmore & Stefan Donecker, editors.

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Wide-ranging look at mysterious and misunderstood aspects of northern regions from antiquity to present day.  Read more...

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