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The Oxford illustrated history of witchcraft and magic

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
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This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic. Telling the story from the dawn of writing in the ancient world to the globally successful Harry Potter films, the authors explore a wide range of magical beliefs and practices, the rise of the witch trials, and the depiction of the Devil-worshipping witch. The book also focuses on the more recent storyof witchcraft and magic, from the Enlightenment to the present, exploring the rise of modern magic, the anthropology of magic around the globe, and finally the cinematic portrayal of witches and magicians, fromThe Wizard of Oz to Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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9780199608447
019960844
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Full title oxford illustrated history of witchcraft and magic
Author davies owen
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-11 04:18:11AM
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subject_facet Magic -- History, Witchcraft -- History
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