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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 255.00
Katharine Briggs enjoys an unchallenged reputation in the world of folklore studies. The theme of this volume, the witch figure as a malevolent intermediary in folk belief, was chosen to reflect that aspect of Briggs's scholarship exemplified in her study of witchcraft, Pale Hecate's Team. The contributors draw on the disciplines of archaeology, comparative... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 37.99
Hauptbeschreibung Geister, Hexen und andere übernatürliche Akteure spielen in vielen afrikanischen Gesellschaften eine wichtige Rolle bei politischen Prozessen, bei der Aushandlung von Machtstrukturen und bei der Beilegung von Kriegen und Konflikten. Die Autoren analysieren dieses Spannungsfeld zwischen Religion und Politik aus dem Blickwinkel unterschiedlicher... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
Witchcraft and magical beliefs have captivated historians and artists for millennia, and stimulated an extraordinary amount of research among scholars in a wide range of disciplines. This new collection, from the editor of the highly acclaimed 1992 set, Articles on Witchcraft, Magic, and Demonology , extends the earlier volumes by bringing together... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Harriet Beecher Stowe was an author and abolitionist who is best remembered as the creator of Uncle Tom's Cabin, a much-beloved novel that brought emotional resonance and depth to the debate over slavery. This fascinating collection documents some of Beecher Stowe's writing on the topic of spiritualism, particularly a history of Salem Witchcraft.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Originally published in 1929, the author presents a formidable collection of facts, brought together in a scholarly manner. This is an examination of the general history of witchcraft, its changing laws and legal procedures, as well as methods of interrogation and punishment. This book must be considered an essential reference work for every student... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
This book strips away modern myths about the druids. Druidism was the religion of the Celts. The richest sources of information about the druids is the vernacular material from Ireland and Wales. The author's familiarity with the gaelic texts strips away modern myths about the Druids. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
'Diane Purkiss ... insists on taking witches seriously. Her refusal to write witch-believers off as unenlightened has produced some richly intelligent meditations on their -- and our -- world.' - The Observer 'An invigorating and challenging book ... sets many hares running.' - The Times Higher Education Supplement more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 6.99
There are few subjects that have attracted, in equal measure, as much prejudice and misconception as witchcraft. Yet in truth the Craft is simple and, literally, down to earth. It has a reverence for nature and an enduring place in all our hearts and minds. Who has not lit a candle for a loved one, or offered up a devout wish for some important event?... more...