A Brief History of Witchcraft by Lois Martin

By Lois Martin

The witch in heritage is particularly various from a dead ringer for Harry Potter or the fashionable day Pagan. 'A short background of Witchcraft' units out to discover how the witch phenomenon begun in medieval Europe and the way it has endured to hang-out us for the following 500 years.

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NO ANCIENT WISDOM, NO FOLLOWERS • 37 The Seven Strategic Emerging Industries and Thirty-seven Subindustries Clean Energy Technology: High-efficiency and energy saving, advanced environmental protection, recycling usage, reusing waste products. Next-Generation IT: High-generation mobile communications, next-generation core Internet equipment, smart devices, internet of things, Three Network Convergence, cloud computing, new displays, integrated circuits, high-end software, high-end servers, digitization of culture and creative industries.

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