Imagen del editor

The Night Battles : Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Ginzburg, Carlo

588 valoraciones por Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0710095074 / ISBN 13: 9780710095077
Editorial: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1983
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 110,62 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 4,17 A Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito

Ofrecido por

DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books
Burke, VA, Estados Unidos de America

Valoración 4 estrellas

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 9 de abril de 2001

Descripción

209pp/illus. Based on research in the Inquisitorial archives, the book recounts the story of a peasant fertility cult centred on the benandanti. These men and women regarded themselves as professional anti-witches, who (in dream-like states) apparently fought ritual battles against witches and wizards, to protect their villages and harvests. Clean. N° de ref. de la librería 010327

Cantidad: 1

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: The Night Battles : Witchcraft and Agrarian ...

Editorial: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London

Año de publicación: 1983

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro: Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

Acerca de

Sinopsis:

Based on research in the Inquisitorial archives, the book recounts the story of a peasant fertility cult centred on the benandanti. These men and women regarded themselves as professional anti-witches, who (in dream-like states) apparently fought ritual battles against witches and wizards, to protect their villages and harvests. If they won, the harvest would be good, if they lost, there would be famine. The inquisitors tried to fit them into their pre-existing images of the witches’ sabbat. The result of this cultural clash which lasted over a century, was the slow metamorphosis of the benandanti into their enemies – the witches. Carlo Ginzburg shows clearly how this transformation of the popular notion of witchcraft was manipulated by the Inquisitors, and disseminated all over Europe and even to the New World. The peasants’ fragmented and confused testimony reaches us with great immediacy, enabling us to identify a level of popular belief which constitutes a valuable witness for the reconstruction of the peasant way of thinking of this age.

Book Description:

Carlo Ginzburg's The Night Battles is a remarkable tale of witchcraft, folk culture, and persuasion in early modern Europe.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Descripción de la librería

We specialize in quality military history books both new and old. Let us help you find that book that seems to be eluding you! We give you that friendly personal touch that is hard to find amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life. We also buy quality used military history books. Our customer-centered internet mail order business was established in 1997. Since that time, we have sold thousands of books, in all 50 states and around the world. Our speciality is quality used and rare military history books covering all periods from the American Revolution to the Gulf War. Emphasis on German military, Civil War, World Wars I & II and Soviet Union/Imperial Russia. In addition to our military books, we have an eclectic selection of other titles available for sale. We have a number of books on Ethnology particularly as it relates to the Negro in America, railroad histories, biographies, old books on ski-ing and much more. SEE OUR SITE OR EMAIL US FOR A CURRENT CATALOGUE OF SOME OF OUR MILITARY HISTORY TITLES In addition to our military titles on our home page, we are constantly expanding our books online here at ABE. Please check our inventory below!

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

Check or money order in US$ payable to DBookmahn with order. We also accept Credit
Card payments through Paypal. Will hold book for seven days with email request.

DBookmahn's Used & Rare Military Books, P.O. Box 10826, Burke, VA. 22009.
Returnable within 14 days, if not fully satisfied.

Want lists accepted. We also sell new Schiffer and Fedorowicz books for 20% off list
price. We can order any in print Schiffer and Fedorowicz book for you at the discounted
price.

Condiciones de envío:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal PayPal Letra de Cambio