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Rural Witchcraft and Intellectualism

This semester I’m writing a paper on transnational conceptions of witchcraft. As many of you know, this is far afield from what I “do.” But I’ve gotten more and more interested in academic studies of witchcraft (and the absence of books on 20th century witchcraft and magic in the United States, as if everything stopped post Salem.). The majority of studies on the topic focus on the Middle Ages and Early Modern Europe. These are perfect for my project on transnationalism, but not so great for my study of the United States. The vast majority of books written on the Read more