Ginzburg is known internationally for his studies of what might be called the interface between learned and popular culture. This collection of eight essays explores the methodological foundations of his historical analysis. -- David Herlihy Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Carlo Ginzburg has taught at the University of Bologna, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. The recipent of the 2010 International Balzan Prize, he is author of The Night Battles: Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries and The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, also published by Johns Hopkins.
Preface to the 2013 Edition Preface to the Italian Edition Translators' Note Bibliographical Note Witchcraft and Popular Piety: Notes on a Modenese Trial of 1519 From Aby Warburg to E. H. Gombrich: A Problem of Method The High and the Low: The Theme of Forbidden Knowledge in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries Titian, Ovid, and Sixteenth-Century Codes for Erotic Illustration Clues: Roots of an Evidential Paradigm Germanic Mythology and Nazism: Thoughts on an Old Book by Georges Dumzil Freud, the Wolf-Man, and the Werewolves The Inquisitor as Anthropologist Notes Index of Names