Klaniczay, Gábor. The Uses of Supernatural Power: The Transformation of Popular Religion in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Princeton, N. J. : Princeton University Press, 1990).

ID:
 
3410
 
Title:
 
The Uses of Supernatural Power: The Transformation of Popular Religion in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
 
Primary Author:
 
Klaniczay, Gábor
 
Additional Authors:
 
Singerman, Susan (translator)
 
Publisher:
 
Princeton University Press
 
Language:
 
English
 
Source Type:
 
Secondary Source
 
Publication Type:
 
monograph
 
Publication Status:
 
Published
 
Place of Publication:
 
Princeton, N. J.
 
Date of Publication:
 
1990
 
Notes:
 
Includes: The carnival spirit; Religious movements and Christian culture; Fashionable beards and heretic rags; From sacral kingship to self-representation; Legends as life-strategies for aspirant saints in the later Middle Ages; The cult of dynastic saints in central Europe; Shamanistic elements in central European witchcraft; Witch-hunting in Hungary; The decline of witches and the rise of vampires under the eighteenth-century Habsburg monarchy.