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I could only order it from Amazon in the UK for some reason Tom Send a noteboard - 09/09/2010 05:18:28 AM
Perhaps it's coming out in the US on a delayed schedule. Also, could you point out to the author of the review an error?

He wrote:

Spufford inflects his historical research via these sorts of Russian "skaza," and above all, typical skaza "dreams of abundance," stories where everyone was going to climb the cabbage stalk, scramble through the hole in the sky and arrive in the land where millstones turned all by themselves.

The word is skazka, not skaza.
Political correctness is the pettiest form of casuistry.

ἡ δὲ κἀκ τριῶν τρυπημάτων ἐργαζομένη ἐνεκάλει τῇ φύσει, δυσφορουμένη, ὅτι δὴ μὴ καὶ τοὺς τιτθοὺς αὐτῇ εὐρύτερον ἢ νῦν εἰσι τρυπώη, ὅπως καὶ ἄλλην ἐνταῦθα μίξιν ἐπιτεχνᾶσθαι δυνατὴ εἴη. – Procopius

Ummaka qinnassa nīk!

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