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The Book of Superstitions: Black Cats, Yellow Flowers, Broken Mirrors, Cracked Sidewalks, and More Cultural Behaviors and Myths Explained

by Harpercollins Focus
ISBN: 9781646433704
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Learn the compelling cultural histories behind some of the world's supernatural beliefs with The Book of Superstitions.

Friday the 13th; rabbit feet; knocking on wood; walking under a ladder; the curse of the evil eye. We all have a superstition or two. Unveil the origins of some of the most universal and little known superstitions that have influenced cultures around the world for centuries. Including beliefs that gained a foothold in African and European folklore, notions from ancient Greece, legends of the British Isles, and beyond, this is a captivating read for people of all ages and backgrounds. Inside you'll find:

  • Legends and cultural behaviors organized by region, so you can discover how cultural identity has impacted these beliefs over the years
  • Beautiful illustrations of these fascinating concepts
  • An analysis of how superstitions vary from country to country

Discover why superstitions have bewitched us for centuries with The Book of Superstitions. Fingers crossed you'll love this book!