Comments: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
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Publication Date: 2006
Strange Historiespresents a serious account of some of the most extraordinary occurrences of European and North American history and explains how they made sense to people living at the time.From grisly anecdotes about ghosts, to stories ofwitches and werevolves, the book uses case studies from the Middle Ages and the early modern period and provides fascinating insights into the world-view of a vanished age. It shows how such occurences fitted in quite naturally with the "common sense" of the time and offers explanations of these riveting and ultimately rational phenomena.What made reasonable, educated men and women behave in ways that seem utterly nonsensical to us today? This question and many more are answered in the fascinating book.Oldridge, Darren is the author of 'Strange Histories The Trial of the Pig, the Walking Dead, And Other Matters of Fact from the Medieval And Renaissance Worlds', published 2006 under ISBN 9780415404921 and ISBN 0415404924.
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