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Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 6: The Twentieth Century

Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra, Brian P. Levack, Roy Porter A&C Black, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 340 pages 0 Reviews Witchcraft continues to play a role in the modern European imagination and in its cultures. This book brings together studies of its most important modern manifestations. The volume includes a major new history of the origins and development of English 'Wicca', an account of satanic abuse mythology in the Twentieth Century and a survey of the continued existence of traditional witchcraft. Preview this book »

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As with all of this series, useful and worth having (though they are expensive as these things go). Very useful. And the picture showing here is NOT for this volume, but for the previous one. Read full review

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Title Page
Table of Contents
Index
References

Contents

MODERN PAGAN WITCHCRAFT 1 SATANISM AND SATANIC MYTHOLOGY 81 THE WITCH HER VICTIM THE UNWITCHER AND THE RESEARCHER THE CONTINUED EXISTENCE OF TRADITIONAL WITCHCRAFT 141 Bibliography 220 Index 236 Copyright

Other editions - View all

Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 6: The Twentieth Century
Willem de Blecourt,Ronald Hutton,Jean La Fontaine
Limited preview - 1999
Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 6: The Twentieth Century
Willem de Blecourt,Ronald Hutton,Jean La Fontaine
No preview available - 2001

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About the author (1999)

Ronald Hutton is Professor of History at the University of Bristol. As well as several major works on the British Civil War and seventeenth century history he is also the author of the Stations of the Sun, The Triumph of the Moon (Oxford University Press), Shamans and Witches, Druids and King Arthur (Hambledon/Continuum).

Bibliographic information

Title Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 6: The Twentieth Century
History of Witchcraft and Magic in Europe
Witchcraft and magic in Europe Authors Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra, Brian P. Levack, Roy Porter Editors Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra, Brian P. Levack, Roy Porter Edition illustrated, reprint Publisher A&C Black, 1999 ISBN 0485891050, 9780485891058 Length 340 pages Subjects History  › General

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