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The supernatural in early modern Scotland

Author: Julian Goodare; Martha McGill
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020.
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This book is a collection of chapters on supernatural belief and practice in Scotland between 1500 and 1800. It deals with elite culture - from political prophecy to astrology, theology and poetic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Goodare; Martha McGill
ISBN: 152613442X 9781526134424
OCLC Number: 1154082061
Description: xi, 257 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Exploring the supernatural in early modern Scodand / Martha McGill --
2. The elrich poems: the supernatural and the textual / Janet Hadley Williams --
3. Emotional relationships with spirit-guides in early modern Scotland / Julian Goodare --
4. Experiencing the invisible polity: trance in early modern Scotland / Georgie Blears --
5. The ninety-nine dancers of Moaness: Orkney women between the visible and invisible / Liv Helene Willumsen --
6. Angels in early modern Scotland / Martha McGill --
7. Scottish political prophecies and the crowns of Britain, 1500-1840 / Michael B. Riordan --
8. Astrology and supernatural power in early modern Scotland / Jane Ridder-Patrick --
9. Fallen spirits and divine grace: sermons and the supernatural in post-Reformation Scotland / Michelle D. Brock --
10. The uses of providence in early modern Scotland / Alasdair Raffe --
11. The invention of Highland Second Sight / Domhnall Uilleam Stiubhart --
12. The pagan supernatural in the Scottish Enlightenment / Felicity Loughlin --
13. Eighteenth-century Scotland and the visionary supernatural / Hamish Mathison.
Responsibility: edited by Julian Goodare and Martha McGill.


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