Witchcraft Products

  • Enchantment and Dis-enchantment in Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama

    Wonder, the Sacred, and the Supernatural, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nandini Das, Nick Davis

    This volume addresses dealings with the wondrous, magical, holy, sacred, sainted, numinous, uncanny, auratic, and sacral in the plays of Shakespeare and contemporaries, produced in an era often associated with the irresistible rise of a thinned-out secular rationalism. By starting from the literary…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Crawford

    Originally published in 1967, this book is a study of witchcraft and sorcery among the Shona, Ndebele and Kalanga peoples of Zimbabwe. It analyses in their social context verbatim evidence and confessions from a comprehensive series of judicial records. It provides the first systematic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Witchcraft, Sorcery and Social Categories Among the Safwa

    1st Edition

    By Alan Harwood

    Originally published in 1970, this book explores the role of concepts of disease in the social life of the Safwa of Tanzania, particularly through beliefs concerning witchcraft and sorcery. Examining Safwa ideas about the cuasation of disease and death and the use of aetiological terms in actual…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Witchcraft: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    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. Through the use of two case studies, this book delves into…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    By Marion Gibson

    Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft is an exploration of witchcraft in the literature of Britain and America from the 16th and 17th centuries through to the present day. As well as the themes of history and literature (politics and war, genre and intertextuality), the book considers issues of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Strange Histories

    The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, and Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds, 2nd Edition

    By Darren Oldridge

    Strange Histories is an exploration of some of the most extraordinary beliefs that existed in the late Middle Ages through to the end of the seventeenth century. Presenting serious accounts of the appearance of angels and demons, sea monsters and dragons within European and North American history,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft

    4th Edition

    By Rebecca Stein, Philip L. Stein

    This concise and accessible textbook introduces students to the anthropological study of religion. Stein and Stein examine religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective and expose students to the varying complexity of world religions. The chapters incorporate key theoretical concepts and a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Godly Zeal and Furious Rage (RLE Witchcraft)

    The Witch in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Robert Quaife

    Though it is clearly an exceptionally important part of popular culture, witchcraft has generated a variety of often contradictory interpretations, starting from widely differing premises about the nature of witchcraft, its social role and the importance of higher theology as well as more popular…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

  • Perspectives on African Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariano Pavanello

    This volume draws on a range of ethnographic and historical material to provide insight into witchcraft in sub-Saharan Africa. The chapters explore a variety of cultural contexts, with contributions focusing on Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia and Eritrean diaspora. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Occult World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • The Damned Art (RLE Witchcraft)

    Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sydney Anglo

    This book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal with the contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute persecution. Eight contributors of differing interests,a nd with different approaches to their subject,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

  • Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Keagan Brewer

    Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages explores the response by medieval society to tales of marvels and the supernatural, which ranged from firm belief to outright rejection, and asks why the believers believed, and why the skeptical disbelieved. Despite living in a world whose structures more…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

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