Witchcraft: The Basics

Editor/Author Gibson, Marion
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge

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ISBN: 978-1-138-77996-9
Category: Mythology & Folklore
Image Count: 8
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon of witchcraft from its earliest definitions in the Middle Ages through to its resonances in the modern world.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1 The early modern context: a case study of early modern Britain
  • 2 The seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century context: America as the major case study
  • 3 Witchcraft in early modern literature: “the witchcraft renaissance”
  • 4 Witchcraft Studies
  • 5 Witchcraft today: religious redefinitions
  • 6 Reinventing the good witch
  • Further study reading list