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Ankarloo, Bengt 1935-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 261 publications in 7 languages and 4,961 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Publishing director, Composer, Illustrator
Classifications: BF1584.E9, 133.43094
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bengt Ankarloo
The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra( Book )

30 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "surveys of the social role of witchcraft in European communities, as well as a full treatment of Victorian supernaturalism and of the continued importance of witchcraft and magic as topics of debate among intellectuals and others writers."--Cover
The period of the witch trials by Karen Louise Jolly( Book )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and German and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The roots of European witchcraft and magic lie in Hebrew and other ancient Near Eastern cultures and in the Celtic, Nordic, and Germanic traditions of the continent. For two millennia, European folklore and ritual have been imbued with the belief in the supernatural, yielding a rich trove of histories and images." "Witchcraft and Magic in Europe combines traditional approaches of political, legal, and social historians with a critical synthesis of cultural anthropology, historical psychology, and gender studies."--Jacket
Early modern European witchcraft : centres and peripheries( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om baggrunden for og forløbet af de europæiske hekseprocesser i 1400-1700-tallet
Biblical and pagan societies by Frederick H Cryer( Book )

14 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magie et sorcellerie en Europe du Moyen Age à nos jours( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trolldomsprocesserna i Sverige by Bengt Ankarloo( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Athlone history of witchcraft and magic in Europe( Book )

in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satans raseri : en sannfärdig berättelse om det stora häxoväsendet i Sverige och omgivande länder by Bengt Ankarloo( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bengt Ankarloo är en av världens främsta häxforskare och ger nu ut en bred översikt över häxprocesserna i Europa, med tyngdpunkt på Sverige. Han spårar tron på häxor och onda demoner tillbaka till antiken och den kristna medeltiden fram till det stora utbrottet av förföljelser i Europa under 1500- och 1600-talen. Han diskuterar också maktkampen mellan lokalsamhället, kyrkan och de framväxande nationalstaterna beträffande skuldfrågan från vem hade egentligen en utsatt kvinna mest att frukta? Och hur blodtörstig var egentligen Inkvisitionen? De groteskt överdrivna uppgifter som florerat om antalet offer för häxprocesserna sätts under lupp i Sverige avrättades 240 personer under den period på sju år då förföljelserna kulminerade. Var förföljelserna en sorglig kvarleva av äldre tiders allmänna grymhet, okunnighet och vantro eller en bland många yttringar av manssamhällets kvinnoförtryck? Många spektakulära förklaringar har framförts genom åren trots den blygsamma tillgången på källor. Bengt Ankarloo lyfter fram varje tänkbar förklaring av förföljelserna men avfärdar med vetenskaplig stränghet allt som luktar opportunistiskt och lättköpt. [Publit]
Helvetet : döden och de eviga straffen i Västerlandets kristna tradition by Bengt Ankarloo( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in Swedish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maktpolitik och husfrid : studier i internationell och svensk historia tillägnade Göran Rystad( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Att stilla herrevrede : trolldomsdåden på Vegeholm, 1653-54 by Bengt Ankarloo( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in Swedish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronneby stadsbok 1634-1640( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in Swedish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1900-talet : vår tids historia i ord och bild( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in Swedish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchcraft and magic in Europe( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rätten : en festskrift till Bengt Ankarloo( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in Swedish and Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romersk rätt by Bengt Ankarloo( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrendatorer och professorer : Lunds universitets jordegendomer under 325 år by Karin Helmer( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magia şi vrăjitoria în Europa din Evul Mediu pînă astazi( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-industrial societies by Patricia Crone( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, historian Patricia Crone offers a blueprint for a world now lost, outlining the common features of Islamic, Indian, Chinese and pre-Medieval European societies. The book concentrates on such issues as the role of politics and religion; how communities developed social hierarchies; and the relationship between the individual and the state. Crone provides a lively and accessible explanation of how human society was organized in the 5000 years prior to the Industrial Revolution
 
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The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Alternative Names
Ankarloo, Karl Bengt Gunnar 1935-2008

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The period of the witch trialsEarly modern European witchcraft : centres and peripheriesBiblical and pagan societiesThe Athlone history of witchcraft and magic in Europe