The Encyclopedia of Witches and WitchcraftBook - 1999
More than 500 entries present a detailed look at the Craft and its history from its ancient origins to its modern revival. Here, in an A-to-Z format, researchers will find unparalleled coverage of witchcraft practices around the world in different time periods and societies, including entries on magic, shamanism, the occult, and wizardry. Also included are biographies of the most influential characters in the witchcraft movement and how they shaped the traditions and practices of their followers. Completely updated throughout, the second edition provides expanded cross-cultural entries and additional historical data. More than thirty new entries include modern Wicca and Paganism, related organizations, and their activities; magic tools, rituals, and types of divination; and mythological roots of witchcraft.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c1999
Edition: 2nd ed
Branch Call Number: 133.4303 GUI
Characteristics: xi, 417 p. : ill. ; 29 cm