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Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789 (Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic)

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Using south-western England as a focus for considering the continued place of witchcraft and demonology in provincial culture in the period between the English and French revolutions, Barry shows how witch-beliefs were intricately woven into the fabric of daily life, even at a time when they arguably ceased to be of interest to the educated.
384 pages
Published January 15th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2008)
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