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Earth Rites: Fertility Practices in Pre-industrial Britain Hardcover – 29 Apr 1982

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd; Book Club Edition edition (29 April 1982)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0246114312
  • ISBN-13: 978-0246114310
  • Package Dimensions: 23.9 x 16 x 2.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 889,478 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Bord, Janet and Colin. Earth Rites: Fertility Practices in Pre-Industrial Britain. London / Toronto / Sydney / New York, Granada, 1982. 16 cm x 24 cm. XVI, 273 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Includes for example the following essays: The great Earth Mother / The archaeological evidence for fertility cults / The shapes of standing stones / Church carvings: sexual themes, green men and dragons / The ritual sacrifice of the divine victim / Traditional customs with fertility overtones: water, sun, horses, horns, she-males etc


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