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The price is right and the shipping is fast. Cover is wine red. This is a nice clean copy, the binding is strong, The text is clean and pages are not torn or dirty. In that year he was awarded a Commonwealth Fellowship by the Harkness Foundation, which brought him to America.
The Encyclopedia Of Witchcraft and Demonology
I know we are not to judge a book by its cover, but what can I sat it was Gothic and pulled me in. Lavishly acclaimed in academic and popular reviews, this full-scale compendium of fact, history, and legend covers about every phase of this fascinating subject from its origins in the medieval times to its last eruptions in the 18th century.
Rossell Hope Robbinsan acknowledged authority on witchcraft, was one of the half-dozen Americans ever elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books. With research sourced by the world’s greatest libraries, Robbins has compiled a rational, balanced history of years of horror concentrated primarily in Western Europe. Hard Cover, Cloth Spine, Sewn. Quotes from The Encyclopedia International, Expedited Please Enquire. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Spanning from the 15th century through the 18th century, the witch-hunt frenzy marks a period of suppressed rational thought; never before have so many been so wrong.
Dust-jacket flaps neatly cut and affixed to inside covers. So don’t read this book if you’re some “New Age Magician” thinking it’ll tell you how to read the future or summon a demon. Rare Book Cellar Published: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
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This is not a how to book it is more a history of the witch hysteria. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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I previously owned my own personal copy but it was lost in a move. Lavishly acclaimed in academic and popular reviews, this full-scale compendium of fact, history, and legend covers about every phase of this fascinating subject from its origins enchclopedia the medieval times to its last eruptions in the 18th century. Names of the Damned. Spanning from the 15th century through the 18th century, the witch-hunt frenzy marks a period of suppressed rational thought; never before have so many been so wrong.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. I found myself easier bored and skimming through much of the book. All told, the book is an excellent reference on the paranoia and panic that surrounded witchcraft, the extent to which people witchcarft systematically tortured and abused, and those brave few who tried to fight the nonsense with logic and reason. It was actually a book he had some time ago and I was replacing dwmonology him.
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English Choose a language for shopping. Look at witcycraft tools of torture that was used to extract a confession from a person. Jun 28, Cara rated it it was ok Shelves: He authored over a dozen books and nearly articles, including the definitive introduction to the catalogue of the Witchcraft Collection at Cornell University Library in The information is classic and shows vividly how ignorance can lead to atrocities; much like what we are experiencing with radical religions today.
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