The Materiality of Magic

Book ID:
7599
Title:
The Materiality of Magic
Subtitle:
An artefactual investigation into ritual practices and popular beliefs
Author:
'VARIOUS'
ISBN number:
9781785700101
Publisher name:
Oxbow Books
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
2015
Pages:
181
Dewey decimal number:
133.44 VAR
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
Yes
Illustrations:
No
Bibliography:
Yes
Notes:

Edited by Ceri Houlbrook and Natalie Armitage (with an introduction by them).

Includes the following articles:

  1. Also found... (not illustrated)...': The curious case of the missing magical fossils. - Peter Leeming.
  2. Arranged artefacts and materials in Irish Bronze Age ritual deposits: A consideration of prehistoric practice and intention - Katherine Leonard. 
  3. Doorways, ditches and dead dogs - excavating and recording material manifestations of practical magic amongst later prehistoric and Romano-British communities. - Adrian M. Chadwick. 
  4. Domestic magic and the walking dead in medieval England: A diachronic approach. - Stephen Gordon.
  5. European and African figural ritual magic: The beginnings of the voodoo doll myth. - Natalie Armitage.
  6. Binding spells and curse tablets through time. - Debora Moretti. 
  7. The wishing-tree of Isle Maree: The evolution of a Scottish folkloric practice. - Ceri Houlbrook. 
  8. Ciki and jiki: The inner and outer layers of healers' workspaces in Madina, Accra. - Bryn Trevelyan James.
  9. 'The Little Mannie with his daddy's horns.' - A. J. N. W. Prag.