Werewolves, Witches, and Wandering Spirits: Traditional Belief and Folklore in Early Modern Europe

Werewolves, Witches, and Wandering Spirits: Traditional Belief and Folklore in Early Modern Europe

by Kathryn A. Edwards
     
 

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Historians from the US, Europe, and Australia argue that the apparently unusual themes and stories from the period shed light on broader historical concerns in addition to their intrinsic value. Ten essays explore ghosts in early modern Europe, navigating between visions of heaven and hell on earth, images of the werewolf in demonological works, and other examples.

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Historians from the US, Europe, and Australia argue that the apparently unusual themes and stories from the period shed light on broader historical concerns in addition to their intrinsic value. Ten essays explore ghosts in early modern Europe, navigating between visions of heaven and hell on earth, images of the werewolf in demonological works, and other examples. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931112086
Publisher:
Truman State University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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