The Supernatural in Early Modern England visits the boundaries between the natural and the otherworldly in a culture profoundly different to our own. In the opening chapters, the book offers readers a framework for understanding this culture by placing supernatural beliefs in the context of the...
To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Readers in History
The Witchcraft Reader draws together the best historical writing on the subject, exploring the origins and consequences of the fear of witches. The Reader traces the development of witch beliefs in the late Middle Ages, the social and political dynamics of witch-hunts in the sixteenth and...
Published April 7th 2008 by Routledge
The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, and Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval and Renaissance Worlds
Strange Histories presents a serious account of some of the most extraordinary occurrences of European and North American history and explains how they made sense to people living at the time. From grisly anecdotes about ghosts, to stories of witches and werewolves, the book uses case...
Published November 17th 2006 by Routledge