Item #312767 URBAN MAGIC IN EARLY MODERN SPAIN. Abracadabra Omnipotens. Translated from Spanish by Susanna Howe. Maria TAUSIET.

URBAN MAGIC IN EARLY MODERN SPAIN. Abracadabra Omnipotens. Translated from Spanish by Susanna Howe.

Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Hardcover, original pictorial boards. 254 pp., Notes, Tabels, Bibliography, Index, Illustrations. A volume in the Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic Series. A fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. Note: This title is In Print in hardcover for $139.99 US. Fine. Item #312767

¶ 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.

Table of contents
Prologue: Abracadabra Omnipotens

The Judicial Backdrop: Saragossa and the Three Justice Systems

Magic Circles and Enchanted Treasures

Magic for Love or Subjugation

Saludadores and Witch-Finders

The City as Refuge

Rural versus Urban Magic

Epilogue: In Times of Plague.

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