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A Popular History of Witchcraft (RLE Witchcraft)

By Montague Summers

Routledge – 2011 – 296 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

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    978-0-415-60462-8
    June 24th 2011

Description

This is a comprehensive guide to the practices of witchcraft from their inception to the present day. Summers argues that all witchcraft is essentially the same, regardless of geographical location. He examines the practices of the cult in great detail, and its historical progression, within the context of the 1736 Repeal Act of George II.

Contents

1. On the Practice and Profession of Witchcraft; Of the contract; And of the Familiar 2. Of the Practice of Witchcraft; Of the Malice and Mischief of Witches; Of the Devil’s Mark; And of the Grimoire 3. Of the Witch Covens and their Grand Masters; Of their Journey to the Sabbat; And of the Sabbat Orgy 4. Of the Black Mass; And of the Loves of Incubi and Succubi 5. Part 1 – Of English Witchcraft from the Beginning until the Repeal of the Law, 1736 5. Part 2 – Of English Witchcraft from the Passing of the Statute of 1736 until the Present Day

Name: A Popular History of Witchcraft (RLE Witchcraft) (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Montague Summers. This is a comprehensive guide to the practices of witchcraft from their inception to the present day. Summers argues that all witchcraft is essentially the same, regardless of geographical location. He examines the practices of the cult in great detail,...
Categories: History, Women's & Gender History, Social & Cultural History, Medieval History 400-1500