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Witchcraft and religion

Christina Larner

Witchcraft and religion

the politics of popular belief

by Christina Larner

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Published by Basil Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- Scotland -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p94-95. - Includes index.

    StatementChristina Larner ; edited and with a foreword by Alan Macfarlane.
    ContributionsMacfarlane, Alan, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1581
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,172p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22621367M
    ISBN 100631147799

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