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Supersition, the history of common folk beliefs

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  • 144 page, hardback with colour illustrations
  • Author Sally Coulthard
  • ISBN 9781787133631

Ever wondered why we touch wood, salute magpies, skip over cracks and throw salt over our shoulders? Seemingly bizarre folk beliefs and practices – relating to farming, marriage, craft, love, feasting, birth and death – reveal the hopes, fears and preoccupations of our ancestors and give a fascinating glimpse into how they lived.

Explore the history and background of 50 fascinating cultural behaviours, discover how they affected our everyday life, and find out why many of these beliefs are still with us today.