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The Resource The uses of supernatural power : the transformation of popular religion in medieval and early-modern Europe, Gábor Klaniczay ; translated by Susan Singerman ; edited by Karen Margolis

The uses of supernatural power : the transformation of popular religion in medieval and early-modern Europe, Gábor Klaniczay ; translated by Susan Singerman ; edited by Karen Margolis

Label
The uses of supernatural power : the transformation of popular religion in medieval and early-modern Europe
Title
The uses of supernatural power
Title remainder
the transformation of popular religion in medieval and early-modern Europe
Statement of responsibility
Gábor Klaniczay ; translated by Susan Singerman ; edited by Karen Margolis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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Klaniczay, Gábor
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Margolis, Karen
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  • Witchcraft
  • Magic
  • Christian heresies
  • Saints
  • Europe, Central
Label
The uses of supernatural power : the transformation of popular religion in medieval and early-modern Europe, Gábor Klaniczay ; translated by Susan Singerman ; edited by Karen Margolis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Essays originally written in English, French, and Hungarian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The carnival spirit -- Religious movements and Christian culture -- Fashionable beards and heretic rags -- From sacral kingship to self-representation -- Legends as life-strategies for aspirant saints in the later Middle Ages -- The
  • cult of dynastic saints in central Europe -- Shamanistic elements in central European witchcraft -- Witch-hunting in Hungary -- The
  • decline of witches and the rise of vampires under the eighteenth-century Habsburg monarchy
Control code
FIEb12072618
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780691073774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)22467533
Label
The uses of supernatural power : the transformation of popular religion in medieval and early-modern Europe, Gábor Klaniczay ; translated by Susan Singerman ; edited by Karen Margolis
Publication
Note
Essays originally written in English, French, and Hungarian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [239]-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The carnival spirit -- Religious movements and Christian culture -- Fashionable beards and heretic rags -- From sacral kingship to self-representation -- Legends as life-strategies for aspirant saints in the later Middle Ages -- The
  • cult of dynastic saints in central Europe -- Shamanistic elements in central European witchcraft -- Witch-hunting in Hungary -- The
  • decline of witches and the rise of vampires under the eighteenth-century Habsburg monarchy
Control code
FIEb12072618
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9780691073774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)22467533

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