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Hi, I'm Oscar, a historical linguist from the Netherlands who also likes to write about music, games, and history. Check out my longer blog posts and other writings on Sub Specie.

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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo
Mary Douglas
Signs: an Introduction to Semiotics
Thomas A. Sebeok, Marcel Danesi
Language and Space
Lynn Nadel, Mary A. Peterson, Paul Bloom

Die Geistige Welt der Germanen

Die Geistige Welt der Germanen - Jan  de Vries A very thorough essayistic overview of Old Germanic culture and religion. A bit outdated in some areas perhaps, but with many relevant literary and archaeological source materials.