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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
A great deal has been written about the history of witchcraft, but much of what has been written is unreliable, exaggerated, or inaccurate. This problem is especially acute in regard to modern witchcraft, or Wicca, and its supposed connections to historical witchcraft in medieval and early modern Europe. The A to Z of Witchcraft provides a reliable... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2005; US$ 11.65
Witch trials in the European or American sense were not common in Ireland although they did occur. In this book the stories of four remarkable court cases that took place from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century are told; other chapters chronicle the extraordinary lives of individuals deemed to be practitioners of the black arts ? hedge witches,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
In 1604, 20-year-old Anne Gunter was bewitched: she foamed at the mouth, contorted wildly in her bedchamber, went into trances. Her garters and bodices were perpetually unlacing themselves. Her signature symptom was to vomit pins and "she voided some pins downwards as well by her water or otherwise.." Popular history at its best, "The Bewitching of... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1978; US$ 16.95
This collection of rituals, practices, and exercises has been drawn from ancient sources, some have been preserved and some rituals have been updated by scholars from various pagan groups. This deluxe one-volume edition is specially designed to be read by candlelight. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 6.99
Here is everything you need to know about being a witch in the modern world. In a series of easy-to-read letters the author describes spell-weaving, candle magic, ritual, festivals and much more. The Craft is here distilled for busy modern life. 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...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 13.99
From chapter 1, ?The Accusers? With so much resting on intangibles, it?s little wonder that the young women of Salem Village indulged in occasional fortune-telling. . . . So what a relief it must have been in 1692, when a physician cleared them of guilt by proclaiming them the victims of sorcery. . . . Girls who had been bored and neglected now... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 13.99
David Salisbury is Wiccan clergy within Coven of the Spiral Moon, a coven based in Washington DC. The focal point of his spiritual practice is one of service, activism and respect. He currently lives with his partner (a psychic medium) in the DC/Maryland area of the United States. more...
- Wharncliffe 2006; US$ 8.99
This latest edition in the Denby & District series opens up in its own unique and in depth style. It begins with a chronicle of the area dating from Medieval times to the 18th century. Most of the documents utilised have never before been published and include a transcription of a petition signed by villagers to exonerate the Denby witches. The books... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 9.99
In 1682, ten years before the infamous Salem witch trials, the town of Great Island, New Hampshire, was plagued by mysterious events: strange, demonic noises; unexplainable movement of objects; and hundreds of stones that rained upon a local tavern and appeared at random inside its walls. Town residents blamed what they called "Lithobolia"... more...