The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

by Owen Davies (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199608447
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/09/2017
Series: Oxford Illustrated History
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 704,861
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Owen Davies is Professor of Social History at the University of Hertfordshire. He has written extensively on the history of magic, witchcraft, ghosts, and popular medicine, including The Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts (2007), Grimoires: A History of Magic Books (2009), Paganism: A Very Short Introduction (2011), Magic: A Very Short Introduction (2012), and most recently America Bewitched: The Story of Witchcraft after Salem (2013).

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
1. Magic in the Ancient World
2. Medieval Magic
3. The Demonologists
4. The Witch Trials
5. The Witch and Magician in European Art
6. The World of Popular Magic
7. The Rise of Modern Magic
8. Witchcraft and Magic in the Age of Anthropology
9. Witches on Screen
Further Reading
Picture acknowledgements

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