Film Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows – Part 1™. Importance From Hermione Granger’s library. Written by Bathilda Bagshot, ‘A History of Magic’ is a must. A History of Magic was a book written by Bathilda Bagshot, one of the most eminent magical historians to date. It covered the history of the wizarding world up. Buy A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot (Paperback) online at Lulu. Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and reviews.

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The Hogwarts Library is a treasure trove of bagshoot of the most amazing and comprehensive full-length Hogwarts textbooks and stories written by HiH members. When Bathilda Bagshot first published A History of Magic inmany theories began to crop up about how she got her information. Therefore, people began to explain away her immense knowledge.

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So how did Bagshot gather her information? The truth is… it was a lot of guesswork.

As Bagshot assembled her book, she travelled the world consulting with numerous historians to combine their ideas and then present a somewhat-cohesive bathila. Notably, Bagshot also consulted with members of the centaur and goblin communities to gain their sides of the stories. Bagshot thus managed to gather a great deal of information that few wizards had ever before heard. However, we have now disproved a significant segment of her work.

This may seem counter-intuitive, but history is actually an ever-changing field. Magical history is every bit as foggy and whimsical as every other aspect of magical studies.

Every day, new data is fathered and new theories are composed. Where does this new knowledge come from? Those that tell us the most are plants and rocks, which endure time far more gracefully than mankind. Here is yet another situation where the Muggle sciences far surpass our own methods. While Muggles developed bagshkt area of study, wizards focused more on experimental spell-and potion- making.

By the time we got to the Muggle archaeological records, they had already succeeded in tainting and misinterpreting many of their samples that were clearly magical. Of course, we are confident that the majority of our information will also need to be revised in the next few decades. Another reason that history is an ever-changing field is that the lens through which we see the past, as well as the world around us, is constantly refocusing.


Of course, in the decades following the Wizarding Wars, our views of non-wizarding folk have shifted even more. Our updated version of A History of Magic therefore includes even more bathilfa on the non-wizarding communities which helped shape our own societies. As you progress through your Magical History course, I encourage you to think critically about the material that you read.

Consider how the events described here can be compared to current events. Think hostory the impact of events such as the creation of the first wand and the formation of the Statute of Secrecy.

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Director of Creative Literature. Independent research, books, and new media presentations have furthered my knowledge of magical and Muggle history, which collide more frequently than we wizards like to acknowledge. My passion has always lain in the more hidden years, where much history is guesswork, fragments, and ruins. As such, I am better versed in the history of and theories about early civilizations of the Middle East and Europe, as well as the kingdoms and empires that predate modern Western Civilization.

My interest dies in the increasing pollution and rural poverty of the Industrial Revolution. A stickler for details, passionate grammarian, and writer, I hope that you find this textbook informative, detailed, accurate, and grammatically correct in every way.

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Why molecular theory, of all things? We strongly believe that Muggle ideas and technology can revolutionize us, if we let it. I transferred to Hogwarts my seventh year to be closer to Lorcan and his brother Lysander. My fondest wish is that, after college, I can teach at Hogwarts, so this has been a perfect fit for me. As a Muggle-born witch in the D. I loved the academics at Salem, and made some truly amazing friends.


In my sixth year, I was granted the opportunity to study abroad for a year at Hogwarts, where I was given the opportunity to be sorted and found myself in a Hatstall between Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw.

I returned to Salem Institute for my seventh year and graduated at the top of my class, from there continuing onto Muggle university, finding my aptitude for Muggle subjects had not diminished due to rigorous hard work I put in over the summers. While in Muggle university, I am studying social work, but my love for history never faded, so I was ever so glad when I could apply to co-write a new edition of A History of Magic!

I have enjoyed writing this book very much, and I hope all the students will enjoy the book as well. I was only able to study on the grounds of Hogwarts during my first to fourth year. When the war broke, I went back home to the Philippines to avoid the conflicts arising at the time.

I am currently a researcher at the Institute of Asian Magical History in the Philippines and work part-time at the neighboring Muggle university as a student moderator. My research has brought me to numerous parts of the world where I had the opportunity to meet and speak with renowned magical historians like Madame Bathilda Bagshot. I live in the heart of Manila with a small Philippine scops owl named Nugget and a mysterious midnight visitor who keeps stealing my oranges.

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A History Of Magic. Dear Reader– When Bathilda Bagshot first published A History of Magic inmany theories began to crop up about how she got her information. Director of Creative Literature Morgan C.