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qwallath

Qwallath

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

Wonderbaarlijk Dordrecht: Middeleeuwse Mirakelen en Wonderverhalen van Nu (Verhalen van Dordrecht 11, Booklet)

Wonderbaarlijk Dordrecht: Middeleeuwse Mirakelen en Wonderverhalen van Nu (Verhalen van Dordrecht 11, Booklet) - Ruben A. Koman A nice short overview of medieaval and modern miracle stories, mainly from the Dutch city of Dordrecht. A bit more background or cultural analysis of the modern miracle accounts might have been nice.