Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 September 2021

328 Pages | 120 black & white illustrations, 16pp colour plate section

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780192897787

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

Edited by Owen Davies

  • Covers 4000 years of magical practices and ideas in the West, from the first examples of spells written on clay tablets in the ancient world
  • Investigates what the archives really tell us about the witch trials of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  • Examines the the anthropology of magic around the globe, from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries
  • Looks at the cinematic portrayal of witches and magicians, from The Wizard of Oz to Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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