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Instruments of darkness : witchcraft in England 1550-1750

Author: J A Sharpe
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton ; New York : Penguin, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An historical account of English witchcraft considering the tensions in church, state and society causing witchcraft to be regarded as a threat, and legislated against in the mid-sixteenth century;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Student Collection
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sharpe, J.A.
Instruments of darkness.
London : Hamish Hamilton ; New York : Penguin, 1996
(OCoLC)605461041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Sharpe
ISBN: 0241129249 9780241129241
OCLC Number: 35740802
Description: xiv, 364 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Witchcraft in Elizabethan and early Stuart England: witchcraft and elite mentalities; witchcraft in popular culture; the theological and legal bases for witch-hunting. Five themes: patterns of prosecution and punishment; England's mass witch-hunt - east Anglia, 1645-7; accusations, counter-measures and the local community; women and witchcraft; possession. The problem of decline: the growth of judicial scepticism; a changing religious context; science and the decline of witchcraft.
Other Titles: Witchcraft in England 1550-1750
Responsibility: James Sharpe.

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