Witches and Neighbours : The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft Paperback / softback
by Robin Briggs
Witches and Neighbours is a highly original and unconventional analysis of a fascinating historical phenomenon.
Unlike other studies of the subject which focus on the mechanisms of persecution, this book presents a rich picture of witchcraft as an all-pervasive aspect of life in early modern Europe. This book is not available from Blackwell in the United States and the Philippines. * A fascinating and accessible account of the central role of witchcraft in early modern Europe. * A standard work on the subject of witchcraft now available in a revised edition with an updated bibliography. * Presents an unconventional interpretation of the role and influence of witchcraft * Argues that witchcraft was as complex and changing as the society of which it formed a vital part. * Draws on a range of original sources to vividly illustrate the arguments.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 420 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/02/2002
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780631233268
- Hardback from £96.25