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English witchcraft, 1560-1736

Author: J A Sharpe; Richard M Golden
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This chronological collection charts the change in attitudes to witchcraft during the period 1560-1736, which culminates in the educated debate on the reality of witchcraft and the gradual decline in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Sharpe; Richard M Golden
ISBN: 1851967354 9781851967353
OCLC Number: 49773780
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Early English demonological works --
v. 2. Early English trial pamphlets --
v. 3. The Matthew Hopkins trials --
v. 4. The post-Restoration synthesis and its opponents --
v. 5. The later English trial pamphlets --
v. 6. The final debate.
Responsibility: general editor, James Sharpe ; consulting editor, Richard Golden.
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'without a doubt one of the most important publications on witchcraft trials and beliefs in recent years' Journal of American Folklore 'Libraries that cannot afford large microfilm collections-and Read more...

 
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