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Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic

Witchcraft and belief in Early Modern Scotland

Editors: Goodare, J., Martin, L., Miller, J. (Eds.)

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This pioneering collection concentrates on witchcraft beliefs rather than witch-hunting. It ranges widely across areas of popular belief, culture and ritual practice, as well as dealing with intellectual life and incorporating regional and comparative elements.

About the authors

HUGH CHEAPE Head of the Scottish Material Culture Research Centre, National Museums Scotland, UK EDWARD J. COWAN Professor of Scottish History, the University of Glasgow, UK OWEN DAVIES Reader in Social History, the University of Hertfordshire, UK JULIAN GOODARE Reader in Scottish History, the University of Edinburgh, UK LIZANNE HENDERSON Lecturer in History, the University of Glasgow Crichton Campus, Dumfries, UK BRIAN P. LEVACK John Green Regents Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin, USA LAUREN MARTIN PhD Graduate in Anthropology, New School University, New York, USA JOYCE MILLER Researcher and part-time lecturer, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Stirling, UK MICHAEL WASSER Lecturer at Dawson College and at McGill and Concordia Universities in Montreal, Canada

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'This is an excellent collection of academic essays on various aspects of early modern Scottish witchcraft...Highly recommended as a serious research book for anyone who is interested in historical witch beliefs and practices in Scotland.' - The Cauldron

Shortlisted for the 2008 Katharine Briggs Folklore Award


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Witchcraft and belief in Early Modern Scotland
Editors
  • J. Goodare
  • L. Martin
  • J. Miller
Series Title
Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59140-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230591400
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-50788-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35376-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 264
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