'...a tremendous contribution to the study of the decline of magical practices in general in Europe and the relative disappearance of magical healing in particular.' Christopher Lawrence, JEMH, 2006.
About the Author
Timothy D. Walker, Ph.D. (2001) in History, Boston University, is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He has published numerous articles on early modern Portugal and the Portuguese colonies; subjects include the Inquisition, slave trading, and colonial medical adaption and dissemination.