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Magical Treasure Hunting in Europe and North America : A History, Hardback Book

Magical Treasure Hunting in Europe and North America : A History Hardback

Part of the Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic series

Description

The first comprehensive history of magical treasure hunting from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, revealing a magical universe of treasure spirits, and wizards who tried to deal with them.

Combining history and anthropology, this study sees treasure hunting as an expression of shifting economic mentalities and changing ideas about history.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 255 pages, VII, 255 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9780230000049

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