A History of Science, Magic and Belief: From Medieval to Early Modern Europe

A History of Science, Magic and Belief: From Medieval to Early Modern Europe

By: Steven P. Marrone (author)Paperback

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Steven P. Marrone traces the mutual interactions and boundaries of science, religion and magic in medieval and early modern Europe. Woven together, these three narratives help explain the simultaneous emergence of modern science and early modern social order in Europe.

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About Author

Steven P. Marrone is Professor of History at Tufts University, USA.

Contents

Introduction 1. Superstition, Science and Magic, 200 BCE-1200 CE 2. Popular Belief and the Rationalization of Religion, 700-1300 3. Science, Magic and the Demonic, 1200-1400: The Catalyst 4. Science, Magic and the Demonic, 1200-1400: The Reaction 5. The Witchcraze and the Crisis of Early Modern Europe, 1400-1650 6. Desacralized Science and Social Control, 1500-1700 Conclusion Notes Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137029768
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781137029768
  • weight: 506
  • ISBN10: 1137029765

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