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Magic : a very short introduction / Owen Davies.

Magic : a very short introduction

Davies, Owen. (Author).

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West Leonard 133.43 D288m (Text) 31307020254357 Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780199588022
  • ISBN: 0199588023
  • Physical Description: 135 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-130) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction; 1. Anthropologies of magic; 2. Historical perspectives; 3. All in the mind?; 4. Writing magic; 5. Practising magic; 6. Magic and the modern world.
Summary, etc.:
Magic continues to be an enduring topic of fascination, managing to pervade the popular imagination. In this Very Short Introduction Owen Davies explores the definitions and practice of magic over the millennia; highlighting the controversy, conflict, and debate it has caused.
Subject: Magic.
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