Source: Reading List: The Witching Hour
“Even as Starbucks switches to its Red Cup holiday menu and the radio plays Christmas music, Halloween tugs at the coattails of my subconscious. To honor our dearly departed All Hallows’ Eve, here are four pieces about witchcraft in the United States and abroad.” –Emily Perper in the Longreads article.
Follow the link to read two stories and two articles on the historical basis of our society’s concept of witches and witchcrafts re-posted through Longreads. While you are there, like Emily’s article for doing a great job in selecting pieces.