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Witchcraft Myths in American Culture

by Marion H. Gibson

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myths & mythology,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Magick Studies,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • Witchcraft & Wicca,
  • United States,
  • Witchcraft

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10209254M
    ISBN 100415979781
    ISBN 109780415979788

    Witchcraft and Sorcery of the American Native Peoples: Interesting book exploring witchcraft in the Americas and the difference between Indian doctors and witches. Wizards and Witches: Good kids' collection of witch stories from world mythology, including Native American lore. Most studies of witchcraft and magic have been concerned with the era of the witch trials, a period that officially came to an end in Britain with the passing of the Witchcraft Act of But the majority of people continued to fear witches and put their faith in magic. Owen Davies here traces the history of witchcraft and magic from to , when the passing of the Fraudulent .

      Native American witchcraft may only be a case of superstition, which I believe is why it peaks an interest, but for some cultures it is alive and well. Navajo Skinwalker This entry was posted in Magical Realism and tagged black magic, mysticism, navajo, skinwalker, witchcraft on Ma by Thomas John Scarponi.   Her previous publications include: Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft (), Imagining the Pagan Past (), Mysticism, Myth and Celtic Identity co-edited with Shelley Trower and Garry Tregidga (), Witchcraft Myths in American Culture(), Possession, Puritanism and Print: Darrell, Harsnett, Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Exorcism.

      Their spells and incantations are often derived from their Book of Shadows, a 20th-century collection of wisdom and witchcraft, and can be compared to .   A unique collection of materials, including works of literature as well as historical documents, Witchcraft and Society in England and America, provides a broad view of how witches and magicians were represented in print and manuscript over three centuries. It combines newly annotated selections from famous texts, such as Macbeth, Doctor Faustus, .


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American Witchcraft The subject of Witchcraft in America is a confusing one, primarily as a result of the infamous “ Salem Witch Trials ” that took place in This atrocity began when a group of young, apparently bored and seeking attention, accused three local women of being witches.

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American Myths, Legends, & Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore (3 Vols.). As you may know, there are Brujas Blanca's (white witches) and Brujas Negra's (black witches). The white witches do good and the black witches cast spells for which mean or envious people pay them.

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