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World of the Witches (Nature of Human Society Series)
World of the Witches - Nature of Human Society Series
Author: Julio Caro Baroja
ISBN-13: 9780226037639
ISBN-10: 0226037630
Publication Date: 11/1974
Pages: 313
Edition: Reprint
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Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx)
Book Type: Paperback
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Translated from Spanish, this is a history of witchcraft in Europe by an outstanding anthropologist showing that witchcraft is not just an aberration but rather a recuurent expression of human dispair. Baroja sees it as a part of the whole fabric of belief.