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An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present

By Doreen Valiente

ISBN: 9780709053507
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 31/01/1994
PAGES: 400
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 216x138 mm
INSIDE: 24 line drawings

This is the only book of its kind on witchcraft that has been written by a practising witch. It is intended to be not merely a history, but a guide to the many strange byways of a vast and fascinating subject. Witchcraft is as old as the human race, and it is actively practised today, by people of all classes. To its devotees, witchcraft is more than spells and charms, or even secret meetings and rituals; it is a philosophy and a way of life. It claims to be the oldest form of religion, that of nature-worship and magic.

Since the last Witchcraft Act was repealed in 1951, the revival of public interest in witchcraft has been the subject of continuous controversy. This book is a serious contribution to the study of a subject too long obscured by prejudice and sensationalism.

RRP: £14.99

Site Price: £11.99

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