The Oxford illustrated history of witchcraft and magic
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Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
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First edition.
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viii, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
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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 beliefsand practices, the rise of the witch trials, and the depiction of the Devil-worshipping witch.The book also focuses on the more recent history of 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, from The Wizard of Oz to Charmed and Buffythe Vampire Slayer.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-288) and index.
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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 history of 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, from The Wizard of Oz to Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Davies, O. (2017). The Oxford illustrated history of witchcraft and magic. First edition. Oxford ; New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Davies, Owen, 1969-. 2017. The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic. Oxford ; New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Davies, Owen, 1969-, The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic. Oxford ; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Davies, Owen. The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic. First edition. Oxford ; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017. Print.

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