Ecstasies Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath

Ecstasies
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9780226296937
  • Druk: 2nd ed.
  • juni 2004
  • 368 pagina's
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Weaving early accounts of witchcraft--trial records, ecclesiastical tracts, folklore, and popular iconography--into new and startling patterns, Carlo Ginzburg presents in Ecstasies compelling evidence of a hidden shamanistic culture that flourished across Europe and in England for thousands of years.

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At times, Ecstacies can be demanding. . . . But persist, and you will be rewarded with truly haunting stories and speculations. --Michael Dirda Barnesandnoblereview.com Ginzburg's learning is prodigious and his journey through two thousand years of Eurasian folkore a tour de force. --Keith Thomas The Observer Ecstasies manages, with extraordinary candor, clarity, grace, and erudition, to steer between lurid sensationalism and dry-as-dust academic drivel, and between purely localized historiography and universalism. This is a big, bold, brilliant book. --Wendy Doniger New York Times Book Review At times, Ecstacies can be demanding. . . . But persist, and you will be rewarded with truly haunting stories and speculations. --Michael Dirda Barnesandnoblereview.com Ecstasies manages, with extraordinary candor, clarity, grace, and erudition, to steer between lurid sensationalism and dry-as-dust academic drivel, and between purely localized historiography and universalism. This is a big, bold, brilliant book. --Wendy Doniger New York Times Book Review Ginzburg''s learning is prodigious and his journey through two thousand years of Eurasian folkore a tour de force. --;i>The Observer --Keith Thomas The Observer

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Druk
2nd ed.
Verschijningsdatum
2004-06-14
Afmetingen
22,2 x 15,2 x 1,9 cm
Aantal pagina's
368 pagina's
Illustraties
Met illustraties

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Vertaald door
Professor Raymond Rosenthal

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9780226296937

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Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
2004-06-14
Subtitel
Deciphering the Witches' Sabbath
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