The Last Witch Of Langenburg

Author: Thomas Willard Robisheaux
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393065510
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Exploring one of Europe's last witch panics, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings to life the story of an entire world caught between superstition and modernity in a high-stakes drama that led to charges of sorcery and witchcraft against an ...

The Witch In The Western Imagination

Author: Lyndal Roper
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933005
Size: 23.70 MB
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These essays, three of which appear here for the first time in print, are complemented by more than forty images, from iconic paintings to marginal drawings on murals or picture frames.

Male Witches In Early Modern Europe

Author: Lara Apps
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719057090
Size: 49.72 MB
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This is the first ever full book on the subject of male witches addressing incidents of witch-hunting in both Britain and Europe.

Magic And Superstition In Europe

Author: Michael David Bailey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742533875
Size: 18.40 MB
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The only comprehensive, single-volume survey of magic available, this compelling book traces the history of magic and superstition in Europe from antiquity to the present.

Man And Nature In The Renaissance

Author: Allen G. Debus
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521293280
Size: 68.97 MB
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Considers ideologies and mutual effects of humanism, mysticism and the exact sciences, thereby integrating a study of early Scientific Revolution astronomy, mathematics and medicine with the intellectual, religious and philosophical milieu

Lost Girls

Author: Nicholas Terpstra
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421400242
Size: 63.74 MB
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"Terpstra weaves literary evidence, intelligent guesswork, and vivid historical imagination into an eminently readable micro-history that forms part of a growing body of scholarship that challenges long-held historical assumptions about ...

Wonder Shows

Author: Fred Nadis
ISBN: 0813535158
Size: 12.95 MB
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An intriguing history of magicians and mesmerists who revealed science and technology to the general public in an awe-inspiring fashion provides a unique synthesis of the history of performance with a study of culture, science, and religion ...

Mummies Cannibals And Vampires

Author: Richard Sugg
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113657736X
Size: 69.15 MB
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It survived well into the eighteenth century, and amongst the poor it lingered stubbornly on into the time of Queen Victoria. This innovative book brings to life a little known and often disturbing part of human history.

The Enterprise Of Death

Author: Jesse Bullington
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN: 0316123307
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She sets out on a seemingly impossible journey to find the book, never suspecting her fate is tied to three strangers: the artist Niklaus Manuel Deutsch, the alchemist Dr. Paracelsus, and a gun-slinging Dutch mercenary.