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In the first lecture of the HistoryExtra Academy history of witchcraft course, Professor Marion Gibson explores attitudes to ...
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Contrary to the popular belief that mammoths died out around 10,000 years ago, after the end of the last ice age, small numbers of the huge mammals survived in several locations for another 6,000 ...
HistoryExtra Academy video lecture: What is a witch? with Professor Marion Gibson . This is a premium piece of content available to subscribed users. Save 76% on the shop price when you subscribe ...