Witchcraft (Hardcover)

A Secret History

By Michael Streeter

White Lion Publishing, 9780711252240, 256pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2020

List Price: 21.00*
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Description

Witchcraft unravels the myth from the mystery, the facts from the legends, in this bewitching introduction to witchcraft’s lesser-known history.

Spanning several centuries and comprising unbelievable facts and little-known legends, meet all the witches of your imagination and learn why, where and how it all began.

  • Uncover the meanings of their rituals and rites, their lore, and their craft
  • Discover the significance of their sabbats and covens, their chalices and wands, their robes and their religion.
  • Unlock the secrets of the legendary witches of mythology and folk talesand find out how these early stories influenced the persecutions and witch hunts of the Middle Ages.
  • Learn about the people who inspired the pagan revival and how their work in literature and magic rekindled the fires of the sabbats across Europe and the New World today.
  • Features spell-binding historic and contemporary pictures that perfectly capture the key characters, events and wonders of this captivating, colourful and controversial history.


About the Author

Michael Streeter is a British writer and TV researcher with over 30 years‘ experience in national newspaper journalism. A former editor for the Scottish Daily Express, he has written and researched books and documentaries on subjects as diverse as the weather, medieval crime, and the occult.



Praise For Witchcraft: A Secret History

"An impressively informative, profusely detailed, and exceptionally well organized and presented history that is especially and unreservedly recommended."
- Midwest Book Review