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Speak of the devil : tales of satanic abuse in contemporary England

Author: J S La Fontaine
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor La Fontaine's investigation of satanic abuse in England includes a detailed analysis of a number of actual cases.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J S La Fontaine
ISBN: 0521620821 9780521620826 0521629349 9780521629348
OCLC Number: 36548968
Description: xi, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the problem --
The personification of evil --
Witches, satanists and the occult --
The extent of the allegations --
The question of proof --
Explaining belief --
Children's stories --
Confessions and tales of horror --
A modern movement of witch-finders? --
Aftermath and conclusions.
Responsibility: J.S. La Fontaine.
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