Discover how the lore of the natural world can inform and influence your magical practice. Giles Watson explores the lives and lore of animals that are employed as motifs in witchcraft's history, such as reptiles, amphibians, and rats. He also casts light on the magical significance of birds, sp..
CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism. Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages to the witch-hunts and the rise of mechanical philosophy, Federici investigates the capitalist rationalization of social reproduction. She shows how the battl..
Fanzine Ynfytyn # 31 Slovenia & Croatia - 24 Pges 1/4 size
Slovenia - This issue starts off with Melania Trump, but not in a weird way! It uses her and her family as a starting off point to explain Slovenian history and the difference between it and some of it's other neighbors through WW..
Fanzine Ynfytyn # 22
24 Pges 1/4 size
In this issue of Fanzine Ynfytyn Emma tells of the fox that lives in the the old air-raid shelter at the back of her father's garden and various other adorable stories of English foxes that are undeterred by urban environments (it reminds me a bit like..
An illustrated introduction to some Anarchist History.
This cute intro to Anarchist History is illustrated by Isy Morgenmuffel. This whole zine reads like "A People's history" in comic form. This zine touches on The Peasants Revolt of 1381, The Heritics (including Taborites and Adam..
I really enjoyed this book. It critiques the poor scholarship in some “pagan” history like literal idea of the unbroken witch traditions while still honoring the threads of paganish folklore through history. It acts as a great primer for historical and contemporary anarchism doing a nice..
The medicinal, spiritual, sacred and ceremonial properties of nearly 200 plants - when used as fermented beverages - are explored in this text. The author explains how fermentation and plant use as medicine and psychotropics have always been companions in life's path, and are part of the explora..
From a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, 'The Penguin Book of Witches' is a treasury of hi..
"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 stake. This book sets the notorious Eur..
from Contagion Press:
This radical faerie classic, first published in 1978 by Fag Rag Press, uncovers the hidden mythic link between homosexuality and paganism in an elegy for the world of sex and magic vanquished by Christian civilization. From Joan of Arc to the Cathars and the underground wo..
Witches, Midwives, & Nurses: A History of Women Healers
As we watch another agonizing attempt to shift the future of healthcare in the United States, we are reminded of the longevity of this crisis, and how firmly entrenched we are in a system that doesn't work.
Witches, Midwives, and ..