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Blood Spirits

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Spirits of Blood, Spirits of Breath

Spirits of Blood, Spirits of Breath ebook ISBN: 0199997195
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Barbara Alice Mann
Number of Pages: 384 
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"Ancient North American cultures shared long-standing philosophical precepts, the most important of which was the Twinned Cosmos of Blood and Breath, as it spun out fractally in pairs from serpent-eagle to dwarf-giant. Spirits of Blood, Spirits of Breath unravels this philosophical balance using traditional thought"--Provided by publisher.

Blood Spirits

Blood Spirits ebook ISBN: 9780756406981
Publisher: DAW Hardcover
Author: Sherwood Smith
Number of Pages: 488 
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After nursing a broken heart in California, Kim Murray takes sword in hand and returns to the magical country of Dobrenica and encounters ghosts, magic, murder and mystery as she tries to understand all the different faces of love. 12,500 first printing.

The Taste of Blood

The Taste of Blood ebook ISBN: 9780812213416
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Author: James William Wafer,Jim Wafer
Number of Pages: 219 
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"The Taste of Blood brilliantly explores both Condomble and the representations of ethnographic research."--Folklore Forum

The Blood

The Blood ebook ISBN: 1442452358
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: D.J. MacHale
Number of Pages: 384 
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At the end of The Light, Book One of the Morpheus Road trilogy, Marshall uncovered the truth about what happened to his best friend, Cooper. Now in Book Two, we get Cooper’s perspective. What does his story have to do with Marshall and the journey along the Morpheus Road? It’s time to learn more.... From a master of scary stories, The Black takes readers down a dark path of discovery and will leave them clamoring for the conclusion.

Blood & Spirits

Blood & Spirits ebook ISBN: 1456325639
Publisher: Dennis Sharpe
Author: Dennis Sharpe
Number of Pages: 310 
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Veronica is a vampire madam in the rural Midwest. Her life is one of leisure and control until she begins to watch it slipping away from her without knowing why. She has to break her pride and call Jules, the one who made her, in to aide her. Together are they enough to fend off the coming storm?

Elements, Principles and Corpuscles

Elements, Principles and Corpuscles ebook ISBN: 9401594643
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Author: Antonio Clericuzio
Number of Pages: 232 
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In Elements, Principles and Particles, Antonio Clericuzio explores the relationships between chemistry and corpuscular philosophy in the age of the Scientific Revolution. Science historians have regarded chemistry and corpuscular philosophy as two distinct traditions. Clericuzio's view is that since the beginning of the 17th century atomism and chemistry were strictly connected. This is attested by Daniel Sennert and by many hitherto little-known French and English natural philosophers. They often combined a corpuscular theory of matter with Paracelsian chemical (and medical) doctrines. Boyle plays a central part in the present book: Clericuzio redefines Boyle's chemical views, by showing that Boyle did not subordinate chemistry to the principles of mechanical philosophy. When Boyle explained chemical phenomena, he had recourse to corpuscles endowed with chemical, not mechanical, properties. The combination of chemistry and corpuscular philosophy was adopted by a number of chemists active in the last decades of the 17th century, both in England and on the Continent. Using a large number of primary sources, the author challenges the standard view of the corpuscular theory of matter as identical with the mechanical philosophy. He points out that different versions of the corpuscular philosophy flourished in the 17th century. Most of them were not based on the mechanical theory, i.e. on the view that matter is inert and has only mechanical properties. Throughout the 17th century, active principles, as well as chemical properties, are attributed to corpuscles. Given its broad coverage, the book is a significant contribution to both history of science and history of philosophy.

Blood and Spirits

Blood and Spirits ebook ISBN: 9781537656816
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Author: Bonnie Lamer
Number of Pages: 240 
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When vengeful spirits begin to swarm, Xandra discovers the truth behind her parents' continued existence. As a new enemy descends, she must find a way to keep them safe or be forced to let them go.

Blood, Bones and Spirit

Blood, Bones and Spirit ebook ISBN: 9780522849813
Publisher: Melbourne University Publish
Author: Heather McDonald
Number of Pages: 238 
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In this fascinating and beautifully written book, Heather McDonald examines Aboriginal people's experiences of colonialism and post-colonialism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Blood, Bones and Spirit analyses how Aboriginal people have appropriated Biblical stories of land inheritance, expansion and loss in order to make sense of their own dispossession. It investigates the embodiment of Christianity by Aboriginal people through their appropriation of Christ's body-his blood, bones and spirit-in order to replenish and heal their own colonised bodies. Indeed, this local study of Christianisation in a small East Kimberley town presents a challenge to the very history and philosophy of Western religion. Heather McDonald spreads out before the reader various aspects of Aboriginal Christianity: the way Aborigines have assimilated Christian stories to make sense of their history and their relationships with the dominant society; their understanding of what it means to be Christian; their church activities; and their conflicting interpretations of the Christian way of life. Aboriginal Christians are repossessing the land and reclaiming a traditional, earth-bound, world-immanent spirituality. These Aboriginal understandings of colonisation (including missionisation) and Aboriginal ways of interpreting and understanding Christianity offer a unique contribution to the reconciliation process.

Conceiving spirits

Conceiving spirits ebook ISBN: 9781560988755
Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Pr
Author: Jennifer Nourse
Number of Pages: 308 
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Nourse describes how Lauje of Indonesia attribute to birth spirits competing meanings that hinge on an individual's gender, social class, and religion.

Civilizing Women

Civilizing Women ebook ISBN: 9780691123059
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Author: Janice Patricia Boddy
Number of Pages: 402 
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Civilizing Women is a riveting exploration of the disparate worlds of British colonial officers and the Muslim Sudanese they sought to remake into modern imperial subjects. Focusing on efforts to stop female circumcision in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan between 1920 and 1946, Janice Boddy mines colonial documents and popular culture for ethnographic details to interleave with observations from northern Sudan, where women's participation in z�r spirit possession rituals provided an oblique counterpoint to colonial views. Written in engaging prose, Civilizing Women concerns the subtle process of "colonizing selfhood," the British women who undertook it, and those they hoped to reform. It suggests that efforts to suppress female circumcision were tied to the continuation of slavery and the rise of commercial cotton growing in Sudan, as well as to concerns about infant mortality and maternal health. Boddy traces maneuverings among political officers, teachers, missionaries, and medical personnel as they pursued their elusive goal, and describes their fraught relations with Egypt, Parliament, the Foreign Office, African nationalists, and Western feminists. In doing so, she sounds a cautionary note for contemporary interventionists who would flout local knowledge and belief.

A Discourse Concerning the Circulation of the Blood: Being an Answer to the Objections Lately Alledg'd Against It; Especially by Dr. Brown, in His Anatomical Lecture Upon that Subject. By John Gardiner, M.B.

A Discourse Concerning the Circulation of the Blood: Being an Answer to the Objections Lately Alledg'd Against It; Especially by Dr. Brown, in His Anatomical Lecture Upon that Subject. By John Gardiner, M.B. ebook ISBN:
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Author: John Gardiner
Number of Pages: 95 
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