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DK Eyewitness Books: Witches & Magic-makers

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Here is an up close and detailed new guide to the mysterious world of witches and wizards who they are and what they do. Stunning full-color photographs of magical tools, costumes, and magic-makers in action provide an unparalleled look into the rich legacy of complex practices that have existedin the world, and which, in some regions, are still very much alive today. Seea catalog of magical amulets and talismans, magic dolls from different cultures, and tools for divining and predicting the future. Learn some simple spells, how magic was practiced in ancient civilizations, and what cruel methods were used to punish witches in medieval times. Discover witches and wizards in mythology and the movies, magic-makers from other cultures around the world, the "craft"of present-day witches, and much, much more. Discover the world of magic andthe history, mysteries, and beliefs of magic-makers around the world

Synopsis:

The mysterious world of witches and magic-makers comes alive in this spellbinding but even-handed historical survey. This exceptional entry in the award-winning "Eyewitness" series is filled with stunning photos and compelling descriptions of the history, practices, rituals, and roles of witchcraft and magic-making around the world. Full-color photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789458780
Subtitle:
Witches & Magic-makers
ill.:
Wilson, Alex
Author:
Hill, Douglas
Author:
Wilson, Alex
Publisher:
DK Publishing
Location:
New York
Subject:
Witchcraft
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
Body, Mind & Spirit
Subject:
Children's Reference
Subject:
Children s 9-12 - New Age
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover Original Titles
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Series Volume:
106-579
Publication Date:
20000531
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.39x8.76x.40 in. 1.15 lbs.
Age Level:
10-13

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"Synopsis" by , The mysterious world of witches and magic-makers comes alive in this spellbinding but even-handed historical survey. This exceptional entry in the award-winning "Eyewitness" series is filled with stunning photos and compelling descriptions of the history, practices, rituals, and roles of witchcraft and magic-making around the world. Full-color photos.
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