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The triumph of the moon : a history of modern pagan witchcraft

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Ronald Hutton examines the nature of witchcraft and its development, and offers a microhistory of attitudes to paganism, witchcraft, and magic in British society since 1800.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hutton, Ronald.
Triumph of the moon.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 99031586
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Hutton
ISBN: 1280445378 9781280445378 9780198207443 0198207441 9786610445370 6610445370 9780191542794 0191542792 0191677671 9780191677670 0191622419 9780191622410
OCLC Number: 252553513
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 486 pages)
Contents: Intro; TITLE PAGE; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTENTS; MACROCOSM; FINDING A LANGUAGE; FINDING A GODDESS; FINDING A GOD; FINDING A STRUCTURE; FINDING A HIGH MAGIC; FINDING A LOW MAGIC; FINDING A FOLKLORE; FINDING A WITCHCRAFT; MATRIX; GOD (AND GODDESS) PARENTS; MICROCOSM; GERALD GARDNER; GERALDÌS PEOPLE; THE WIDER CONTEXT: HOSTILITY; THE WIDER CONTEXT: REINFORCEMENT; OLD CRAFT, NEW CRAFT; THE MAN IN BLACK; ROYALTY FROM THE NORTH; UNCLE SAM AND THE GODDESS; COMING OF AGE; GRANDCHILDREN OF THE SHADOWS; NOTES; INDEX.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Responsibility: Ronald Hutton.
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The first scholarly study of the only religion which England has ever given the world; modern pagan witchcraft. It tells the story of its development and nature, and uses that story as a  Read more...

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Hutton's book is a must-read not only for anyone interested in modern Paganism, or the occult, but it also embodies a deep insight into the development of British society and culture. * Pavel Horak, Read more...

 
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