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The Archaeology of Magic: Gender and Domestic Protection in Seventeenth-Century New England

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C. Riley Augé explores how early American colonists used magic to protect themselves from harm in their unfamiliar and challenging new world. Analyzing evidence from the different domestic spheres of women and men within Puritan society, Augé provides a trailblazing archaeological study of magical practice and its relationship to gender in the Anglo-American culture of colonial New England.

Publisher: University of Florida Press and The Society for Historical Archaeology

Date: 4/9/2020

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