The Witchcraft Reader

The Witchcraft Reader

Edited by Darren Oldridge

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The Witchcraft Reader offers a selection of the best historical writing on witchcraft, exploring how belief in witchcraft began, and the social and cultural context in which this belief flourished. A whole range of historical perspectives is collected here, including recent research on the role of gender in witch trials, ideas about the devil and demonic possession, and the reasons for the decline of witch trials.

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 174 x 242 x 30mm | 748.42g
  • 01 Jan 2002
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London
  • English
  • black & white tables
  • 0415214939
  • 9780415214933
  • 1,361,051

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'A library of the subject in miniature, affording helpful insights and convenient material for students at all levels.' Ronald Hutton"

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