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Author Gaskill, Malcolm.

Title Witchcraft : a very short introduction / Malcolm Gaskill.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  133.43 GASKILL    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 146 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Very short introductions ; 228
Very short introductions ; 228.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-137) and index.
Summary Throughout history, to the present day, witchcraft raises questions about the distinction between reality and fantasy, faith and proof. This book explores witchcraft, both as a contemporary phenomenon and a historical subject. It looks at witch-beliefs and accusations around the world, from pre-history to the present.
Contents Fear -- Heresy -- Malice -- Truth -- Justice -- Rage -- Fantasy -- Culture.
Subject Witchcraft.
Witchcraft -- History.
ISBN 9780199236954 paperback
019923695X paperback
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