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A history of witchcraft, sorcerers, heretics, and pagans

Jeffrey Burton Russell

A history of witchcraft, sorcerers, heretics, and pagans

by Jeffrey Burton Russell

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffrey B. Russell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1566 .R87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3891412M
    ISBN 100500012253
    LC Control Number81452874

    A History of Witchcraft Sorcerers, Heretics & Pagans (Book): Russell, Jeffrey Burton: Baker & TaylorA revised and updated edition of the classic study on witchcraft examines the historical, anthropological, and religious manifestations of witchcraft, from ancient times to the present day, arguing that modern witchcraft in the West is in fact a serious religion that offers valuable insights. For nearly thirty years, during which it has been continuously in print, Jeffrey Russell’s A History of Witchcraft has been the one authoritative concise illustrated history of witchcraft. Now, in collaboration with Brooks Alexander, this classic book has been fully revised with additional chapters accompanied by new illustrations.

      The best reference to the book is Jeffrey Burton Russell and Brooks Alexander, A New History of Witchcraft: Sorcerers, Heretics, Pagans (London: Thames and Hudson, ) -- irritatingly put out in the US as A History of Witchcraft: Sorcerers, Heretics, Pagans, Second Edition (New York: Thames and Hudson, ). The new edition contains much Author: Marshal Zeringue. "For nearly thirty years, Jeffrey B. Russell's authoritative book has been the one illustrated history to which anyone interested in this subject could turn with confidence. Now, in collaboration with Brooks Alexander, who has himself conducted innovative research in the field, this classic book has been fully revised, with an updated introduction and bibliography, new information throughout.

    A History of Witchcraft: Sorcerers, Heretics, and Pagans by Jeffrey Burton Russell In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen/   Russell concludes with an overview of the history of modern-day witchcraft and neo-paganism and the lingering perceptions that the public maintains about it. This is an excellent introduction to the academic history of witchcraft and should lead interested readers to a more in-depth study regarding one of the most horrific periods in human history/5(51).


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