Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology

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McFarland, Aug 28, 2013 - Social Science - 428 pages
Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the A-senee-ki-waku of northeastern North America to the Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2,500 individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over the globe.

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

Oh my. A book that sounds interesting in principal... but lacks editing, spell check, organization, or anything else that makes a good book. But - I persevered. Reading a few pages each night ... Read full review

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User Review  - VHanson - LibraryThing

Very in depth book about Fairies from different mythological standpoints. There is a ton of information in the book if you are researching this topic. I am also writing mythology related stories, and this is a good reference book for that. Read full review


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Theresa Bane, a professional vampirologist, has appeared on the Discovery Channel’s “Twisted Histories: Vampires” and “William Shatner’s Weird or What” for her expertise on the undead and is the author of other books on unusual phenomena. She lives in Staunton, Virginia.

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