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A New History of Witchcraft


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Preface * Introduction: What is a witch? Part I: Sorcery and Historical Witchcraft - 1. Sorcery * 2. The Roots of European Witchcraft * 3. Witchcraft, Heresy and Inquisition * 4. The Witch-craze on the Continent of Europe * 5. Witchcraft in Britain and America * 6. Witchcraft and Society * 7. The Decline of Witchcraft Part II: Modern Witchcraft * 8. Survivals and Revivals * 9. Neopagan Witchcraft: The Sources * 10. Neopagan Witchcraft: The Movement * 11. The Role of Witchcraft

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The one authoritative concise illustrated history of witchcraft

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Jeffrey B. Russell is Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Brooks Alexander is author of Witchcraft Goes Mainstream and has written numerous articles on witchcraft, neo-paganism and other new religious movements.


'Good stuff ... a useful classic updated for witchcraft aficionados' - Fortean Times
'Serious, well argued ... Russell's book is rich, competently written and intelligently illustrated' - Sunday Times
'Disentangles semantic confusions and vulgar misconceptions, and traces traditions from the pagan world through the medieval heresy hunts and the witch crazes of the 16th and 17th centuries and to the present day' - Guardian

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