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Author Oldridge, Darren, 1966-

Title Strange histories [electronic resource] : the trial of the pig, the walking dead, and other matters of fact from the medieval and Renaissance worlds / Darren Oldridge.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 198 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-192) and index.
Contents Introduction : strange worlds -- Angels on a pinhead -- They hang horses, don't they? -- The roaming dead -- "A shipwreck of souls" : understanding witchcraft -- Werewolves and flying witches -- Raptures and forbidden words -- Suffering saints -- The case for killing heretics -- Conclusion : "the edge of wonder".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Belief and doubt -- History.
Witchcraft -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415288606

 
    
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