Magic and superstition in Europe

a concise history from antiquity to the present
  • 275 Pages
  • 0.47 MB
  • 6690 Downloads
  • English
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , Lanham
Magic -- Europe -- History, Superstition -- Europe -- Hi
StatementMichael D. Bailey.
SeriesCritical issues in history, Critical issues in history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1589 .B35 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 275 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21598302M
ISBN 100742533867, 0742533875
ISBN 139780742533868, 9780742533875
LC Control Number2006022247
OCLC/WorldCa70267160

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