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night battles

Carlo Ginzburg

night battles

witchcraft & agrarian cults in the sixteenth & seventeenth centuries

by Carlo Ginzburg

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Friuli (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Friuli.
    • Subjects:
    • Witchcraft -- Italy -- Friuli,
    • Friuli (Italy) -- Religious life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarlo Ginzburg ; translated by John & Anne Tedeschi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL980.I8 G5613 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3186949M
      ISBN 100801826055
      LC Control Number83048061


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