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..
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At the crossroads of #MeToo, #HexthePatriarchy, and the increasingly vocal feminist and LGBTQ+ movements comes a highly readable and moving collection of writingsThe difference between the witch and the layperson is that a witch already knows they are powerful. The layperson ma..
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"An extended essay by one of the most prolific modern writers on witchcraft lore, examining the question of "why witches flew."
The "flight" of the medieval witches was a rapturous transportation to the distant, ecstatic rite of the Sabbat. As has ..
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..
Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physical stages of life, the fivefold model liberates the female experience from the shackles of the reproductive model.
In a woman's..
A unique feast of offerings exploring a variety of magical and mythological perspectives on death, dying, mortality and beyond. With contributions from sixteen international writers, this collection offers a great diversity of both historical and contemporary perspectives including both experiential..
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..
Widely regarded as "The Oldest Military Treatise in the World," this landmark work covers principles of strategy, tactics, maneuvering, communication, and supplies; the use of terrain, fire, and the seasons of the year; much more.
Preserved in China for more than 2,000 years before it ..
Explore the traditional spells and charms of Britain's folk-magic tradition, including those for good fortune, love, healing, and curses and their removal. With spells drawn from the Museum of Witchcraft's extensive library, you will discover a variety of simple and complex magical workings,..
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"The years since the financial crash have seen the realization dawn that the great promise of modern civilization will go unfulfilled. Study hard, work hard, buy a house, retire happy. It's all a lie, spun for the benefit of a tiny elite. The richest eighty-five pe..
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..
This is a really neat book of folklore and traditional witchcraft. I love this kind of stuff and if you do too, you might like this.
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'The Wicked Shall Decay' is a collection of actual spells and magical rituals from rural Victorian England, co..