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- Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 5.99
Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 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...
- 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$ 130.00
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$ 11.99
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$ 7.28
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
This is a comprehensive guide to the practices of witchcraft from their inception to the present day. Summers argues that all witchcraft is essentially the same, regardless of geographical location. He examines the practices of the cult in great detail, and its historical progression, within the context of the 1736 Repeal Act of George II. more...