Item #312771 WITCHCRAFT AND BELIEF IN EARLY MODERN SCOTLAND. Julian GOODACRE, Lauren Martin, Joyce Miller.

WITCHCRAFT AND BELIEF IN EARLY MODERN SCOTLAND

Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Hardcover, original pictorial boards. 264 pp., Index, Figures & Tables. 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 for $119.99 US. Fine. Item #312771

¶ 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.

Table of contents
Introduction
Julian Goodare, Joyce Miller

Scottish Witchcraft in its European Context
Julian Goodare

Some Findings from the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft
Lauren Martin, Joyce Miller

Witch Persecution and Folk Belief in Lowland Scotland: The Devil’s Decade
Edward J. Cowan

Witch-Hunting and Witch Belief in the Gàidhealtachd
Lizanne Henderson

Scottish Witchcraft Panics Re-examined
Lauren Martin

Men in Black: Appearances of the Devil in Early Modern Scottish Witchcraft Discourse
Joyce Miller

Demonic Possession in Early Modern Scotland
Brian P. Levack

A Comparative Perspective on Scottish Cunning-Folk and Charmers
Owen Davies

The Mechanical World-View and the Decline of Witch Beliefs in Scotland
Michael Wasser

‘Charms against Witchcraft’: Magic and Mischief in Museum Collections
Hugh Cheape.

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