Witchcraft and Magic in Ireland; Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic. Andrew SNEDDON.

Witchcraft and Magic in Ireland; Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. x + 222pp, colour illustrated papered boards, bibliography and index. From the 'Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic' series. From the publisher: "This is the first academic overview of witchcraft and popular magic in Ireland and spans the medieval to the modern period. Based on a wide range of un-used and under-used primary source material, and taking account of denominational difference between Catholic and Protestant, it provides a detailed account of witchcraft trials and accusation." Contents: 1 Witchcraft Belief in Early Modern Ireland; 2 Witchcraft Legislation and Legal Administration in Early Modern Ireland; 3 Cunning-folk in Early Modern Ireland; 4 Witchcraft Accusations in Early Modern Ireland; 5 Witchcraft Trials and Demonic Possession in Early Modern Ireland; 6 Witchcraft in Modern Ireland: After the Trials; 7 Cunning-folk in Modern Ireland; Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index. "As new" thus a bright clean copy in Fine condition (no dust jacket issued). Item #67001
ISBN: 9780230302723

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