The Witch

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300229046
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This book sets the notorious European witch trials in the widest and deepest possible perspective and traces the major historiographical developments of witchcraft

The Witch

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300231245
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This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe’s history The witch came to prominence—and often a painful death—in early modern Europe, yet her origins are much more geographically diverse and historically ...

Stations Of The Sun

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191578428
Size: 76.53 MB
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From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain.

Witchcraft Myths In American Culture

Author: Marion Gibson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415979781
Size: 31.82 MB
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The second half of the book examines how these historical narratives have transformed into myths of witchcraft still current in American society, writing and visual culture.

The Oxford Illustrated History Of Witchcraft And Magic

Author: Owen Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019960844X
Size: 36.44 MB
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The book also focuses on the more recent history of witchcraft and magic, from the Enlightenment to the present, exploring the rise of modern magic, the anthropology of magic around the globe, and finally the cinematic portrayal of witches ...

Pagan Britain

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300198582
Size: 69.13 MB
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In this ambitious and thoroughly up-to-date book, Ronald Hutton reveals the long development, rapid suppression, and enduring cultural significance of paganism, from the Paleolithic Era to the coming of Christianity.

The Pagan Religions Of The Ancient British Isles

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631189466
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This is the first survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity, one of the least familiar periods in Britain's history.

The Malleus Maleficarum

Author: Heinrich Kramer
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1602063842
Size: 40.72 MB
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Mostly a compilation of superstition and folklore, the book was taken very seriously at the time it was written in the 15th century and became a kind of spiritual law book used by judges to determine the guilt of the accused"--From ...

Reading Witchcraft

Author: Marion Gibson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134624859
Size: 79.84 MB
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Innovative and thought-provoking, this book sheds new light on early modern people's responses to witches and on the sometimes bizarre flexibility of the human imagination.