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    • The Witch

    • A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present
    • By: Ronald Hutton
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history. The witch came to prominence - and often a painful death - in early modern Europe, yet her origins are much more geographically diverse and historically deep. In this landmark book, Ronald Hutton traces witchcraft from the ancient world to the early modern state.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little bit dry, but worth the time.

    • By Anonymous User on 09-13-17
    • A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present
    • By: Ronald Hutton
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 09-05-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: $27.97

    • A Brief History of Britain 1485-1660

    • Brief Histories
    • By: Ronald Hutton
    • Narrated by: Roger Davis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    From the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 to the execution of Charles I, after the Civil Wars of 1642-48, England was transformed by two Dynasties. Firstly the Tudors, who won the crown on the battlefield and changed both the nature of kingship but also the nation itself. England became a Protestant nation and began to establishment itself as a trading power; facing down impossible odds it defeated its enemies on land and sea.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Useful though not exciting

    • By Acteon on 10-25-13

    Regular price: $28.09