WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIAN - HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND rticularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork...
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIAN HISTORICAL SKETCHES OF MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND . Davenport Adams (1828–91) established a reputation for himself as a popular science writer, translator and lexicographer. He also wrote several children's books. In this 1889 work, Adams gives a general introduction to alchemy in Europe and traces the development of magic and alchemy in England ..
THE CRIME INTERVIEWS: [BESTSELLING AUTHORS TALK ABOUT WRITING CRIME FICTION ning about how to write, how to be a writer, or about the writing life in general, what greater resource and pleasure than frank, revealing interviews with some of today's best-selling authors? Len Wanner's acclaimed interview series continues with VOLUME THREE, featuring in-depth interviews with tw..
DEFINING RUSSIA MUSICALLY: HISTORICAL AND HERMENEUTICAL ESSAYS t Richard Taruskin has devoted much of his career to helping listeners appreciate Russian and Soviet music in new and sometimes controversial ways. "Defining Russia Musically" represents one of his landmark achievements: here Taruskin uses music, together with history and politics, to illustrate the..
TYPHOID MARY: AN URBAN HISTORICAL f Kitchen Confidential comes this true, thrilling tale of pursuit through the kitchens of New York City at the turn of the century.
By the late nineteenth century, it seemed that New York City had put an end to the outbreaks of typhoid fever that had so frequently decimated the city's population...
MEDICAL ETHICS IN IMPERIAL CHINA: A STUDY IN HISTORICAL ANTHROPOLOGY sive history of explicity medical ethics in pre-modern China, spans the period from 500 B.C. through the nineteenth century and provides literal translations of all accessible codes of ethics in the known Chinese medical literature. The inclusion in addition of writings possessing ethical implicatio..
EVIDENCE THAT DEMANDS A VERDICT : HISTORICAL EVIDENCES FOR THE CHRISTIAN FAITH ative defense of Christianity, containing scholarly, practical arguments from one of the finest apologists of our times...
SHAPING SEATTLE ARCHITECTURE: A HISTORICAL GUIDE TO THE ARCHITECTS, SECOND EDITION Seattle Architecture," published in 1994, introduced readers to Seattle's architects by showcasing the work of those who were instrumental in creating the region's built environment. Twenty years later, the second edition updates and expands the original with new information and illustrations that p..
THAT NOBLE DREAM: THE 'OBJECTIVITY QUESTION' AND THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL PROFESSION ast "as it really happened" has been the central goal of American professional historians since the late 19th century. In this remarkable history of the profession, Peter Novick shows how the idea and ideal of objectivity were elaborated, challenged, modified, and defended over the last century.
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