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The Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts

The Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts (Hardback)

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'The Haunted' is the first truly comprehensive social history of ghosts. Using fascinating and entertaining examples, Davies places the history of ghosts within their wider social and cultural context, and examines why a belief in ghosts continues to be vibrant, socially relevant and historically illuminating.

OWEN DAVIES is Reader in Social History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He has appeared as an authority on witchcraft and magic in a number of television programmes including People Detectives (BBC2, April 2001) and The Real Harry Potter (Channel 4, November 2001). He is the author of numerous articles on witchcraft and magic in various periodicals and of the following books: Witchcraft, Magic and Culture 1736-1951, A People Bewitched: Witchcraft and Magic in Nineteenth-Century Somerset and Cunning-Folk: Popular Magic in English History.

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