Magic and medieval society /

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Author / Creator:Lawrence-Mathers, Anne, 1953-
Imprint:London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Description:xxii, 145 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series:Seminar studies
Seminar studies in history.
Subject:Magic -- Europe, Western -- History -- To 1500.
Europe, Western -- Civilization -- To 1500.
Europe, Western.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780415739283 (hbk : alk. paper)
0415739284 (hbk : alk. paper)
9781408270509 (pbk : alk. paper)
1408270501 (pbk : alk. paper)
9781315777474 (ebk)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-139) and index.
Summary:Magic and medieval society presents a thematic approach to the topic of magic and sorcery in Western Europe between the eleventh and the fifteenth century. It aims to provide readers with the conceptual and documentary tools to reach informed conclusions as to the existence, nature, importance and uses of magic in medieval society. Contrary to some previous approaches, the authors argue that magic is inextricably connected to other areas of cultural practice and was found across medieval society. Therefore, the book is arranged thematically, covering topics such as the use o.