Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 October 2008

296 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195320992

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The Western Esoteric Traditions

A Historical Introduction

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

  • Illustrates that esotericism has roots in Hellenistic culture and Renaissance learning, and to have deeply influenced the art and literature of the Renaissance
  • Emphasizes the modern period, 1700-2000, which is often neglected as a period of supposed secularization