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Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral

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Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral

Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral by Todd Harra
English | August 2nd, 2022 | ISBN: 1683648056 | 288 pages | True EPUB | 0.75 MB

The Untold Story of American Funeral and Mourning Traditions

The Modern Art of Brujería: A Beginner's Guide to Spellcraft, Medicine Making, and Other Traditions of the Global South

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The Modern Art of Brujería: A Beginner's Guide to Spellcraft, Medicine Making, and Other Traditions of the Global South

The Modern Art of Brujería: A Beginner's Guide to Spellcraft, Medicine Making, and Other Traditions of the Global South by Lou Florez
English | May 31st, 2022 | ISBN: 1646043197 | 192 pages | True EPUB | 1.85 MB

Delve into the world of witchcraft, communicate with your ancestors, and perform spiritual cleansings while celebrating culture and tradition.

The Dependent Economy: Lesotho And The Southern African Customs Union

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The Dependent Economy: Lesotho And The Southern African Customs Union

Mats Ove Lundahl, "The Dependent Economy: Lesotho And The Southern African Customs Union"
English | ISBN: 0367291231 | 2019 | 432 pages | EPUB | 3 MB

The Healing Power of African-American Spirituality: A Celebration of Ancestor Worship, Herbs and Hoodoo, Ritual and Conjure

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The Healing Power of African-American Spirituality: A Celebration of Ancestor Worship, Herbs and Hoodoo, Ritual and Conjure

The Healing Power of African-American Spirituality: A Celebration of Ancestor Worship, Herbs and Hoodoo, Ritual and Conjure by Stephanie Rose Bird
English | February 1st, 2022 | ISBN: 164297028X | 272 pages | True EPUB | 4.23 MB

The essential resource and guide to African American spirituality and traditions.

Espiritismo: Puerto Rican Mediumship & Magic

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Espiritismo: Puerto Rican Mediumship & Magic

Espiritismo: Puerto Rican Mediumship & Magic by Hector Salva
English | February 1st, 2022 | ISBN: 1578637570 | 240 pages | True EPUB | 0.64 MB

One of the first books to explore this influential spiritual and magical tradition, covering its philosophy while also providing a practical hands-on guide.

Worn: A People's History of Clothing

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Worn: A People's History of Clothing

Worn: A People's History of Clothing by Sofi Thanhauser
English | January 25th, 2022 | ISBN: 1524748390 | 400 pages | True EPUB | 1.32 MB

A sweeping and captivatingly told history of clothing and the stuff it is made of—an unparalleled deep-dive into how everyday garments have transformed our lives, our societies, and our planet

The Artisans: A Vanishing Chinese Village

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The Artisans: A Vanishing Chinese Village

The Artisans: A Vanishing Chinese Village by Shen Fuyu
English | January 4th, 2022 | ISBN: 1662600755 | 256 pages | True EPUB | 2.21 MB

Evoking Studs Terkel, Shen Fuyu delivers a rollicking deep dive into working life in a small village in rural China, tracing the last 100 years of history.

Polygamy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introduction)

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Polygamy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introduction)

Polygamy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introduction) by Sarah M. S. Pearsall
English | April 14th, 2022 | ISBN: 0197533175 | 168 pages | True EPUB | 1.73 MB

Marriage has not always meant just one man and one woman. For much of human history, over much of the globe, the most common alternative was polygamy: marriage involving more than one spouse. Polygamy, or plural marriage, has long been an accepted form of union in human societies, involving people living on every continent. However, polygamy has come to symbolize a problematic, even “barbaric,” form of marriage that is often labeled as “backwards,” less modern and progressive, embodying the oppression of women by men.

The Way of Abundance and Joy: The Shamanic Teachings of don Alberto Taxo

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The Way of Abundance and Joy: The Shamanic Teachings of don Alberto Taxo

The Way of Abundance and Joy: The Shamanic Teachings of don Alberto Taxo by Shirley Blancke
English | December 21st, 2021 | ISBN: 1644112167 | 272 pages | True EPUB | 3.28 MB

• Shows how to relate to and receive help from the elements, reconnect with nature to access abundance and joy, connect with plants, animals, water, air, and fire
• Explores don Alberto's upbringing in a family of yachaks, his initiation, and his personal work to fulfill the Andean prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor
• Includes reflections and essays from several of don Alberto's students and others who have worked with him, including Itzhak Beery and John Perkins

The Cultural Toolbox: Traditional Ojibwe Living in the Modern World

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The Cultural Toolbox: Traditional Ojibwe Living in the Modern World

The Cultural Toolbox: Traditional Ojibwe Living in the Modern World by Anton Treuer
English | November 19th, 2021 | ISBN: 1681342146 | 208 pages | True EPUB | 2.94 MB

Variations in Ojibwe cultural practices are as diverse as the territory they have called home. But throughout Ojibwe country, the people have—against all odds—maintained a dazzling array of deep, beautiful, adaptive ways of connecting and relating to the spiritual, natural, and human beings of these places. Like every other culture, Ojibwe culture has changed over time. These changes have always followed a distinct path, reflecting an identifiably Ojibwe worldview. While the world around, in, and connected to Ojibwe spaces continues to envelop a myriad of cultures and peoples, the Ojibwe have found a way to stay recognizable to their ancestors.

Llewellyn's Little Book of the Day of the Dead (Llewellyn's Little Books)

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Llewellyn's Little Book of the Day of the Dead (Llewellyn's Little Books)

Llewellyn's Little Book of the Day of the Dead (Llewellyn's Little Books) by Jaime Gironés
English | September 8th, 2021 | ISBN: 0738762482 | 196 pages | True EPUB | 5.74 MB

Celebrate the revered Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos with this beautiful little book. Packed with activities, recipes, spells, and rituals, this pocket-sized guide is a must-have tool for honoring the sacred dead. Author Jaime Gironés shares authentic ways to respectfully enjoy this holiday, from creating an altar to baking pan de muerto (bread of the dead).

Heritage and Festivals in Europe: Performing Identities

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Heritage and Festivals in Europe: Performing Identities

Heritage and Festivals in Europe: Performing Identities (Critical Heritages of Europe) by Ullrich Kockel, Cristina Clopot
English | Sep 10, 2019 | ISBN: 0367186764, 0367777614 | 236 pages | PDF | 42 MB

Unravelling Canada: A Knitting Odyssey

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Unravelling Canada: A Knitting Odyssey

Unravelling Canada: A Knitting Odyssey by Sylvia Olsen
English | September 21st, 2021 | ISBN: 1771622865 | 224 pages | True EPUB | 3.19 MB

Author and knitter Sylvia Olsen explore Canada's history, landscape, economy and social issues on a cross-country knitting-themed road trip.

Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet

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Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet

Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet by Chelsea Wald
English | April 6th, 2021 | ISBN: 1982116218 | 304 pages | True EPUB | 6.54 MB

From an award-winning science journalist, a lively, informative, and humorous deep dive into the future of the toilet—from creative uses for harvested "biosolids," to the bold engineers dedicated to bringing safe sanitation to the billions of people worldwide living without—for fans of popular science bestsellers by Mary Roach.

The Gatherings: Reimagining Indigenous-Settler Relations

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The Gatherings: Reimagining Indigenous-Settler Relations

The Gatherings: Reimagining Indigenous-Settler Relations by Shirley Hager, Mawopiyane
English | April 6th, 2021 | ISBN: 1487508956 | 304 pages | True EPUB | 3.14 MB

In a world that more than ever needs all of our knowledge and wisdom to address the developing crises around us, The Gatherings shows how Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples can come together to create mutually beneficial relationships.