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Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic

Urban Magic in Early Modern Spain

Abracadabra Omnipotens

Authors: Tausiet, M.

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Drawing on the graphic and revealing evidence recorded by the different courts in early modern Saragossa, this book captures the spirit of an age when religious faith vied for people's hearts and minds with centuries-old beliefs in witchcraft and superstition.

About the authors

María Tausiet is an independent scholar. Her research focuses on early modern Spanish religious history. She has published books on witchcraft and magic, demonic possession and the history of emotions, as well as a number of articles about aspects of the Catholic Reformation. She is currently preparing various works on the notion of immortality and its depiction in scientific and fantastical representations of the afterlife.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Prologue: Abracadabra Omnipotens

    Tausiet, María

    Pages 1-8

  • The Judicial Backdrop: Saragossa and the Three Justice Systems

    Tausiet, María

    Pages 9-29

  • Magic Circles and Enchanted Treasures

    Tausiet, María

    Pages 30-57

  • Magic for Love or Subjugation

    Tausiet, María

    Pages 58-98

  • Saludadores and Witch-Finders

    Tausiet, María

    Pages 99-123

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eBook $69.99
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Hardcover $100.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $95.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-47031-0
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Urban Magic in Early Modern Spain
Book Subtitle
Abracadabra Omnipotens
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-35588-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137355881
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-35587-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47031-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 254
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