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- National Geographic Society 2011; US$ 16.95
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor Book 2012 Notable Children's Books?ALSC NCSS?Notable Social Studies Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2012 School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 SLJ?s 100 Magnificent Children?s Books of 2011 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best 2011 In the little colonial town of Salem Village, Massachusetts,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 9.99
Witchcraft is a subject that fascinates us all, and everyone knows what a witch is - or do they? From childhood most of us develop a sense of the mysterious, malign person, usually an old woman. Historically, too, we recognize witch-hunting as a feature of pre-modern societies. But why do witches still feature so heavily in our cultures and consciousness?... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2010; US$ 10.19
The witch in history is very different from the image of Harry Potter or the modern day Pagan. A Brief History of Witchcraft sets out to explore how the witch phenomenon began in medieval Europe and how it has continued to haunt us for the next 500 years. In her fascinating history Lois Martin's looks at how folk tradition and religion clashed with... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 44.00
The fables of witchcraft have taken so fast hold and deepe root in the heart of man, that few or none can indure with patience the hand and correction of God.' Reginald Scot, whose words these are, published his remarkable book The Discoverie of Witchcraft in 1584. England's first major work of demonology, witchcraft and the occult, the book was unashamedly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.00
This book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal with the contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute persecution. Eight contributors of differing interests,a nd with different approaches to their subject, examine a selection of important, representative witchcraft... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Many people believe you have to be a pagan to appreciate and perform ritual, which is untrue. For thousands of years people have been drawn together to dance, make music, pray and feast, these activities are all the parts of ceremony. The ceremonies in this book are designed to help you become more attuned to yourself, others and nature. You... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 21.86
In 1711, in County Antrim, eight women were put on trial accused of orchestrating the demonic possession of young Mary Dunbar, and the haunting and supernatural murder of a local clergyman's wife. Mary Dunbar was the star witness in this trial, and the women were, by the standards of teh time, believeable witches - they smoke, they drank, they just... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 17.99
For three centuries, as the Black Death rampaged through Europe and the Reformation tore the Church apart, tens of thousands were arrested as witches and subjected to torture and execution, including being burned alive. This graphic novel examines the background; the witch hunters' methods; who profited; the brave few who protested; and how the... more...