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The Resource Rarely known : facts, enigmas, curiosities, Sasha Pogrebinsky

Rarely known : facts, enigmas, curiosities, Sasha Pogrebinsky

Label
Rarely known : facts, enigmas, curiosities
Title
Rarely known
Title remainder
facts, enigmas, curiosities
Statement of responsibility
Sasha Pogrebinsky
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The essential voyage companion, a text to stimulate the bored and the curious. This fascinating volume is packed with useful bits of information on the rarely known facts, enigmas, and curiosities of our world, serving the purpose of entertainment and enlightenment with captivating articles on the oddities of human behavior, eccentric historical figures, dead and dying languages, uncontacted peoples, sin-eaters, sky-burials, hidden metros, bizzare micronations, and puzzling manuscripts
Cataloging source
NPC
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Pogrebinsky, Sasha
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Curiosities and wonders
Label
Rarely known : facts, enigmas, curiosities, Sasha Pogrebinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and endnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Dancing madness -- The amber room -- Pleasure manuals -- Tree of Tenere -- Diogenes of Sinope -- Communist symbolism -- Stowaway -- Carrier pigeons -- Holodomor -- Space weather -- Mark of the beast: 666 or 616 -- Chivalric and medieval virtues -- Sky burial -- Thuggs -- Vril -- The Basque -- N17 -- The trash vortex -- The cross -- Seppuku and hara-kiri -- The geisha -- As slow as possible -- The Wall Street sweater girl -- Soviet bards -- The martini -- The calendar -- Adwaita -- Count of Saint Germain -- The sin-eater -- Lipogrammatic novels -- Hiroo Onoda -- Green children of Woolpit -- Tsar Bomba -- Cadaver synod -- The pentagram -- Just add water -- The desposyni -- The killing of the flesh -- Baphomet -- The sonnet -- Inedia -- Mobile phone -- Angler fish -- Vendee globe -- D.B. Cooper -- The pet cemetary -- The Hikikomori -- Ancient astronauts -- Taphephobia -- Dandyism -- Constructed languages -- Moscow metro-2 -- Amphigouri -- Uncontacted people -- Jainism -- The man in the iron mask -- The pillar saints -- The anarchist cookbook -- Struck by lightning -- Divination -- Maunsell Forts -- Mystical stigmata -- Linguistic relativity -- McMurdo station -- Prolific authors -- The hangover and the body -- Hobo sign system -- Endangered languages -- The gate of hell -- Abracadabra -- Straight edge -- Freetown Christiania -- Kundalini -- Lolita fashion -- Poustinia -- Out-of-place artifacts -- Carthusian and cistercian orders -- Mount Athos -- Raelism -- The Dyatlov Pass incident
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
158 pages
Isbn
9780615428000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn905596860
  • (OCoLC)905596860
  • 1446371
Label
Rarely known : facts, enigmas, curiosities, Sasha Pogrebinsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and endnotes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Dancing madness -- The amber room -- Pleasure manuals -- Tree of Tenere -- Diogenes of Sinope -- Communist symbolism -- Stowaway -- Carrier pigeons -- Holodomor -- Space weather -- Mark of the beast: 666 or 616 -- Chivalric and medieval virtues -- Sky burial -- Thuggs -- Vril -- The Basque -- N17 -- The trash vortex -- The cross -- Seppuku and hara-kiri -- The geisha -- As slow as possible -- The Wall Street sweater girl -- Soviet bards -- The martini -- The calendar -- Adwaita -- Count of Saint Germain -- The sin-eater -- Lipogrammatic novels -- Hiroo Onoda -- Green children of Woolpit -- Tsar Bomba -- Cadaver synod -- The pentagram -- Just add water -- The desposyni -- The killing of the flesh -- Baphomet -- The sonnet -- Inedia -- Mobile phone -- Angler fish -- Vendee globe -- D.B. Cooper -- The pet cemetary -- The Hikikomori -- Ancient astronauts -- Taphephobia -- Dandyism -- Constructed languages -- Moscow metro-2 -- Amphigouri -- Uncontacted people -- Jainism -- The man in the iron mask -- The pillar saints -- The anarchist cookbook -- Struck by lightning -- Divination -- Maunsell Forts -- Mystical stigmata -- Linguistic relativity -- McMurdo station -- Prolific authors -- The hangover and the body -- Hobo sign system -- Endangered languages -- The gate of hell -- Abracadabra -- Straight edge -- Freetown Christiania -- Kundalini -- Lolita fashion -- Poustinia -- Out-of-place artifacts -- Carthusian and cistercian orders -- Mount Athos -- Raelism -- The Dyatlov Pass incident
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
158 pages
Isbn
9780615428000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn905596860
  • (OCoLC)905596860
  • 1446371

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