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  • War in Heaven

    War in Heaven

    Charles Williams

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    Williams gives a contemporary setting to the traditional story of the Search for the Holy Grail. Examining the distinction between magic and religion, War in Heaven is an eerily disturbing book, one that graphically portrays a metaphysical journey through the shadowy crevices of the human mind.

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  • Occult Science in India and Among the Ancients

    Louis Jacolliot

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    This book was written in the 1860s, when reliable information about Hinduism was just starting to filter back to the west. Jacolliot was searching for the roots of western esoteric traditions in the far East. The high point of this book is the travelogue of his encounters in India with a fakir, who demonstrates his siddis (yogic powers)…

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  • Siegfried and The Twilight of the Gods

    Siegfried and The Twilight of the Gods

    Richard Wagner

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  • The Collected Articles of Ida Craddock

    The Collected Articles of Ida Craddock

    Ida Craddock

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    Ida C. Craddock (1857 – 1902) was a 19th-century American advocate of free speech and women’s rights. She wrote many serious instructional tracts on human sexuality and appropriate, respectful sexual relations between husband and wife. Aleister Crowley reviewed ‘Heavenly Bridegrooms’ in the pages of his journal The Equinox, stating that it was…

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  • Our Revolution

    Our Revolution

    Leon Trotsky

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    Our Revolution, Essays on Working–Class and International Revolution, 1904–1917, Collected and Translated, with Biography and Explanatory Notes By Moissaye J. Olgin. The translator has, here, reproduced some of the more important revolutionary essays of the Russian leader, dating from the eve of the revolution of 1905 to March, 1917…

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  • Marie, A Story of Russian Love

    Marie, A Story of Russian Love

    Aleksandr Pushkin

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    Written soon after the author was married, Marie tells the story of life and love on the Russian plains. Presented as a memoir by Peter, the story follows his sometimes harrowing quest to become husband to Marie Martinoff.

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  • On Youth And Old Age, On Life And Death, On Breathing

    On Youth And Old Age, On Life And Death, On Breathing

    Aristotle

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    One of the short treatises that make up Aristotle’s Parva Naturalia. In comparison to the first five treatises of the Parva Naturalia, this one (and On Length and Shortness of Life), while still dealing with natural phenomena involving the body and the soul, are “definitely biological rather than psychological.” The title On Youth…

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  • Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Easton’s Bible Dictionary

    M.G. Easton

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    The Illustrated Bible Dictionary, better known as Easton’s Bible Dictionary, is a reference work on topics related to the Christian Bible compiled by Matthew George Easton. The first edition was published in 1893, and a revised edition was published the following year. The most popular edition, however, was the third, published…

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  • The Laughable Stories of Bar-Hebraeus

    The Laughable Stories of Bar-Hebraeus

    E. A. Wallis Budge

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    Bar-Hebraeus was a 13th century bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church. Born in 1226 in what is now Turkey, Bar-Hebraeus was renowned as a scholar and theologian. He died in 1286 in Persia. Writing mostly in Syriac and Arabic, Bar Hebraeus wrote on philosophy, poetry, language, history and theology, including a comprehensive history of the…

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  • The Sikh Religion, Volume 1

    The Sikh Religion, Volume 1

    Max Arthur MacAuliffe

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Oceania

The Passing of the Aborigines

The Passing of the Aborigines

Daisy Bates

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Written by a somewhat controversial figure, this is the memoir of Daisy Bates, a self taught anthropologist who spent almost 4 decades studying Aboriginal life. Although this book became a highly influential international bestseller, its disreputable claims regarding Aboriginal cannibalism and infanticide, and the ‘doomed’ fate…

Mysticism

The Imitation of Christ

The Imitation of Christ

Thomas A Kempis

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The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin. It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, where Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and religious classic. Apart from the…

Looking Backward

Looking Backward

Edward Bellamy

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A huge bestseller in its day, Looking Backwards is a pure Utopian novel set in the USA in the year 2000. Bellamy predicts shopping malls, mass media and, most notably, credit cards. The whole of future society is explored, one component at a time. It was the third-largest bestseller of its time and in the United States alone, over…

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Symzonia; Voyage of Discovery

Symzonia; Voyage of Discovery

Adam Seaborn

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This is among the first and rarest of the Hollow Earth books. In the early 19th century, John Cleves Symmes proposed that the earth was actually a set of five nested spheres, each with polar openings. He unsuccessfully lobbied congress to fund an…

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News from Nowhere

News from Nowhere

William Morris

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In News from Nowhere, the narrator, William Guest, falls asleep after returning from a meeting of the Socialist League and awakes to find himself in a future society based on common ownership and democratic control of the means of production. In this society there is no private property, no big cities, no authority, no monetary…

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Anthropology

Chukchee Mythology

Chukchee Mythology

Waldemar Bogoras

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Split into Myths and Tales; Incantations; Songs, Proverbs, Riddles, Sayings; Creation Tales; Miscellaneous Tales; War Tales; and, Tales of Russianized Natives.

Gnosticism And Hermetica

Clothed With the Sun

Clothed With the Sun

Anna Kingsford

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Anna Kingsford was an extraordinary 19th Century woman. She was one of the first women in Britain to become a medical doctor; edited a feminist newspaper; served as president of the Theosophical Society; knew Helena P. Blatavsky, Eliphas Levi, and many other primary figures in Occult and Esoteric circles of the time; was a principled vegetarian…