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Magic and Superstition in Europe: A Concise History from Antiquity to the Present

Magic and Superstition in Europe: A Concise History from Antiquity to the Present (Paperback)

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The only comprehensive, single-volume survey of magic available, this compelling book traces the history of magic and superstition in Europe from antiquity to the present. Focusing mainly on the medieval and early modern era, Michael Bailey also explores the ancient Near East, classical Greece and Rome, and the spread of magical systems_particularly modern witchcraft or Wicca_from Europe to the United States. He explains how magic was understood, constructed, and frequently condemned and how magical beliefs and practices have changed over time yet also remain vital even today.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionWorship, rites & ceremonies Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 28/12/2006 ISBN-13: 9780742533875  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael D. Bailey is assistant professor of history at Iowa State University.

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