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The History of Magic and the Occult PDF
Author: Kurt Seligmann
Publisher: Gramercy
ISBN:
Size: 33.51 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 342
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The History Of Magic And The Occult

by Kurt Seligmann, The History Of Magic And The Occult Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The History Of Magic And The Occult books, Encompassing more than five thousand years of world history, the major civilizations, and every subject related to magic and the occult, this classic primer explores every aspect of magic and the occult, from Alchemy to Zoroaster.


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Grimoires PDF
Author: Owen Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199590044
Size: 46.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 368
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Grimoires

by Owen Davies, Grimoires Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Grimoires books, The first ever history of magic books - or grimoires - from the ancient Middle East through to the modern day, from harmless charms and remedies to sinister pacts with the Devil.


[PDF] The Secret History Of Magic Download

The Secret History of Magic PDF
Author: Peter Lamont
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1524704458
Size: 25.92 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 368
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The Secret History Of Magic

by Peter Lamont, The Secret History Of Magic Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Secret History Of Magic books, Pull back the curtain on the real history of magic – and discover why magic really matters If you read a standard history of magic, you learn that it begins in ancient Egypt, with the resurrection of a goose in front of the Pharaoh. You discover how magicians were tortured and killed during the age of witchcraft. You are told how conjuring tricks were used to quell rebellious colonial natives. The history of magic is full of such stories, which turn out not to be true. Behind the smoke and mirrors, however, lies the real story of magic. It is a history of people from humble roots, who made and lost fortunes, and who deceived kings and queens. In order to survive, they concealed many secrets, yet they revealed some and they stole others. They engaged in deception, exposure, and betrayal, in a quest to make the impossible happen. They managed to survive in a world in which a series of technological wonders appeared, which previous generations would have considered magical. Even today, when we now take the most sophisticated technology for granted, we can still be astonished by tricks that were performed hundreds of years ago. The Secret History of Magic reveals how this was done. It is about why magic matters in a world that no longer seems to have a place for it, but which desperately needs a sense of wonder.


[PDF] Harry Potter A History Of Magic Download

Harry Potter  A History of Magic PDF
Author: British Library
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
ISBN: 9781338311501
Size: 20.40 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Harry Potter A History Of Magic

by British Library, Harry Potter A History Of Magic Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Harry Potter A History Of Magic books, The official companion book to the special exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic, featuring an extraordinary treasure trove of magical artifacts, original drafts and drawings by J.K. Rowling, and additional material exclusive to the US run of this unforgettable exhibition! As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the US, readers everywhere are invited to explore the extraordinary subjects of the Hogwarts curriculum - Potions & Alchemy, Divination, Care of Magical Creatures, and more - and examine incredible historical artifacts, items from J.K. Rowling's personal archive, and stunning original artwork from Harry Potter series artists Mary GrandPré, Jim Kay, and Brian Selznick. Published in conjunction with the special exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic (coming to the New-York Historical Society after a record-breaking sold-out run at the British Library), this complete catalogue of the over 150 artifacts on display gives readers an up-close look at magical treasures from all over the world. Exclusive to the New York run are amazing artifacts from American institutions -- including an original Audubon illustration, a narwhal's tusk (or is it a unicorn's horn?), an ancient Iranian astrolabe, and more -- as well as never-before-seen original artwork by Mary GrandPré and early correspondence between J.K. Rowling and her American editor, Arthur Levine. This special publication is an essential volume for Harry Potter fans, history buffs, and bibliophiles, and a fascinating exploration of the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.


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The History of Magic PDF
Author: Eliphas Levi
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 9780877289296
Size: 52.56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 384
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The History Of Magic

by Eliphas Levi, The History Of Magic Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The History Of Magic books, First published in 1913, this classic text is an invaluable source book on the history and practice of magic and occultism. The contents include: Magic of the Magi, Magic in Ancient Greece, the Kabalah, Primitive Symbolism, Mysticism, Oracles, Magical Monuments, Magic and Christianity, Pagan Magic, Kabalistic Paintings and Sacred Emblems, Sorcerers, Magic and Freemasonry, the Illuminati, and more. Illustrated.


[PDF] Magic A History Download

Magic  A History PDF
Author: Chris Gosden
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374717907
Size: 39.44 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 512
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Magic A History

by Chris Gosden, Magic A History Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Magic A History books, An Oxford professor of archaeology explores the unique history of magic—the oldest and most neglected strand of human behavior and its resurgence today Three great strands of belief run through human history: Religion is the relationship with one god or many gods, masters of our lives and destinies. Science distances us from the world, turning us into observers and collectors of knowledge. And magic is direct human participation in the universe: we have influence on the world around us, and the world has influence on us. Over the last few centuries, magic has developed a bad reputation—thanks to the unsavory tactics of shady practitioners, and to a successful propaganda campaign on the part of religion and science, which denigrated magic as backward, irrational, and "primitive." In Magic, however, the Oxford professor of archaeology Chris Gosden restores magic to its essential place in the history of the world—revealing it to be an enduring element of human behavior that plays an important role for individuals and cultures. From the curses and charms of ancient Greek, Roman, and Jewish magic, to the shamanistic traditions of Eurasia, indigenous America, and Africa; from the alchemy of the Renaissance to the condemnation of magic in the colonial period and the mysteries of modern quantum physics—Gosden's startling, fun, and colorful history supplies a missing chapter of the story of our civilization. Drawing on decades of research around the world—touching on the first known horoscope, a statue ordered into exile, and the mystical power of tattoos—Gosden shows what magic can offer us today, and how we might use it to rethink our relationship with the world. Magic is an original, singular, and sweeping work of scholarship, and its revelations will leave a spell on the reader.


[PDF] A History Of White Magic Download

A History of White Magic PDF
Author: Gareth Knight
Publisher: Skylight Press
ISBN: 1908011041
Size: 53.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 207
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A History Of White Magic

by Gareth Knight, A History Of White Magic Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download A History Of White Magic books, A diverse history of the thought, philosophy and evolution of consciousness which has shaped the Western Mystery Tradition and the practice of modern ritual magic.


[PDF] The Oxford Illustrated History Of Witchcraft And Magic Download

The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic PDF
Author: Owen Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019960844X
Size: 35.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 310
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The Oxford Illustrated History Of Witchcraft And Magic

by Owen Davies, The Oxford Illustrated History Of Witchcraft And Magic Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Illustrated History Of Witchcraft And Magic books, The 4000-year story of witchcraft and magic - from the ancient world to Harry Potter... and beyond...