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Naming the witch

Kimberly B. Stratton

Naming the witch

magic, ideology, and stereotype in the ancient world

by Kimberly B. Stratton

  • 187 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic, Ancient,
  • Magic, Roman,
  • Magic, Greek,
  • Magic, Jewish,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKimberly B. Stratton.
    SeriesGender, theory, and religion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1591 .S77 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17901688M
    ISBN 109780231138369, 9780231510967
    LC Control Number2007016311

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