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Tuesday, 8 April 2008

Scottish Witchcraft Essays

Scottish Witchcraft Essays. Witchcraft and belief in Early Modern Scotland. This book is a collection of essays on Scottish witchcraft. Unlike most such works, it 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. The editors were members of the team responsible for the recently-completed Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, and the book incorporates a number of pioneering findings from this rich online resource. Witchcraft and belief in Early Modern Scotland (Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic).

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