Over two hundred people who were accused of witchcraft and sorcery were burnt to death in South Africa between the beginning of 1994 and mid-1995.
Gothic as a genre is particularly concerned with identifying and exposing anachronisms in social law and behaviour.
Runic guidebooks are a popular genre of divination manual designed to facilitate “runecasting” (divination using runes).
The belief in the early modern United Kingdom was that the devil branded the bodies of witches with symbolic yet concrete corporeal malformations.
Along with other Afro-American religions in Brazil and the Caribbean, Haitian voodoo constitutes one of the most striking examples of neo-African culture.
The Mexican horror film ‘El Fantasma del Convento’ displays extraordinary cinematic technique in the visual representation of a haunted place.