A History of the Devil: From the Middle Ages to the Present

A History of the Devil: From the Middle Ages to the Present (Paperback)

By Robert Muchembled , Jean Birrell 
Publisher: Polity Press
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0745628168
EAN: 9780745628165
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 349
Publish Date: 2004-1-1
Binding: Paperback
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This highly original and engaging book by French historian Robert Muchembled, is a journey through time and space in search of the changing perception and significance of the devil in Western culture. An outstanding book about the changing perception and significance of the devil in Western culture. Robert Muchembled is a well-known historian and an expert on witchcraft, whose work has already been translated into many languages. The author highlights the way that the changing notion of evil is connected to other changes in society at large. Draws on a wealth of examples, from the witch-hunts of the 15th and 16th centuries, to the films of Stanley Kubrick.
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Title: A History of the Devil: From the Middle Ages to the Present
Publisher: Polity Press
Author: Robert Muchembled , Jean Birrell
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0745628168
EAN: 9780745628165
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 349
Publish Date: 2004-1-1
Binding: Paperback

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