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Title:
Witchcraft in early modern Europe : studies in culture and belief
Author:
Barry, Jonathan, 1956-
Edition:
First paperback edition.
Publication Information:
Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1998.

©1996
Physical Description:
xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
'Many reasons why': witchcraft and the problem of multiple explanation / Robin Briggs -- Witchcraft studies in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland / Wolfgang Behringer -- State-building and witch hunting in early modern Europe / Brian P. Levack -- The devil's encounter with America / Fernando Cervantes -- 'Saints or sorcerers': Quakerism, demonology and the decline of witchcraft in seventeenth-century England / Peter Elmer -- The descendants of Circe: witches and Renaissance fictions / Gareth Roberts -- Witchcraft and fantasy in early modern Germany / Lyndal Roper -- The devil in East Anglia: the Matthew Hopkins trials reconsidered / Jim Sharpe -- Witchcraft in early modern Kent: stereotypes and the background to accusations / Malcolm Gaskill -- Patriarchal reconstruction and witch hunting / Marianne Hester -- Witchcraft repealed / Ian Bostridge -- On the continuation of witchcraft / Willem de Blecourt.
ISBN:
9780521638753
Format :
Book