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Cassell Dictionary of Witchcraft

Cassell Dictionary of Witchcraft

by David Pickering
     
 

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If you think witches ride broomsticks, over 750 articles on witchcraft's myths, history, and development will set you straight! Trace its rituals, revered objects, and major figures, such as "Witchfinder General" Matthew Hopkins and Aleister Crowley. Contemporary documents and eyewitness accounts chronicle notorious witch trials, while entries explain key terms and

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If you think witches ride broomsticks, over 750 articles on witchcraft's myths, history, and development will set you straight! Trace its rituals, revered objects, and major figures, such as "Witchfinder General" Matthew Hopkins and Aleister Crowley. Contemporary documents and eyewitness accounts chronicle notorious witch trials, while entries explain key terms and the theory and practice of occult magic. Look at the witchcraft hysteria that gripped the Western world for centuries. Includes illustrations from historical pamphlets and books. 320 pages, 50 b/w illus., 6 X 9 1/4.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304350988
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.05(d)

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