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- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 19.95
"Occasionally a truly remarkable book appears?one that takes a topic in need of discussion, thoroughly researches it, and presents credible results in a fascinating and extremely well manner. Witchcraft in the Southwest is such a volume, and as such, is a must for all readers, be they scholars, students, or others. . . . The volume devotes equal... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 22.45
<P>In zahlreichen Hexenprozessen standen Kinder im Mittelpunkt ? als Angeklagte und als Zeugen der Anklage. Kinder wurden wegen Hexerei hingerichtet oder brachten selbst Erwachsene in Hexereiverdacht. Johannes Dillinger erklärt, wie Hexenprozesse mit Kindern im Zentrum entstanden und welche Rolle sie während der großen Hexenjagden spielten. Ausführlich... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Many historical treatments of witchcraft tend to be somewhat sensationalistic and cartoonish. Not so with Wallace Notestein's measured, intellectual take on the subject in A History of Witchcraft in England, which offers not only a thorough historical narrative, but also puts the practice into social and political context. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
Medieval folk had long suspected that the Devil was carrying out his work on earth with the help of his minions. In 1484 Pope Innocent VIII declared this to be true, which resulted in witch-hunts across Europe which lasted for nearly 200 years. In 1645, England (notably Essex) was in the grip of witch fever. Between 1560 and 1680 in Essex alone 317... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and theories of historians,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 485.00
This text covers European witch hunting in the early modern era (1450-1750) exploring significant people, places, beliefs, and events. It includes trials, folklore and beliefs, magical practices and deities, and influential texts. It also covers the ancient Near East and classical antiquity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
What is Wicca? Is it witchcraft, Paganism, occultism, esotericism, magic, spirituality, mysticism, nature religion, secrecy, gnosis, the exotic or 'other'? Wicca has been defined by and explored within all these contexts over the past thirty years by anthropologists, sociologists and historians, but there has been a tendency to sublimate and negate... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.95
From the world's most widely acclaimed Witches, a spellbinding guide to the practical applications and earthly benefits of psychic powers. Witchcraft is a revered, centuries-old art, grounded in the natural energy of the universe and the untapped power of the human mind. Gavin Frost and Yvonne Frost, world-renowned experts and best-selling authors... more...