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.
The transformations of the different forms of freakshow exhibitions, beginning with the early nineteenth-century tradition of fairs and mass entertainment.
As our understandings of space and society have altered through global perspectives, the universal enigma of death looms like never before.