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Witch Hunts : a Graphic History of the Burning Times.

Author: Rocky Wood; Lisa Morton; Greg Chapman
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.
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For three centuries, as the Black Death rampaged through Europe and the Reformation tore the Church apart, tens of thousands were arrested as witches and subjected to torture and execution, including being burned alive. This graphic novel examines the background; the witch hunters' methods; who profited; the brave few who protested; and how the Enlightenment gradually replaced fear and superstition with reason and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Rocky.
Witch Hunts : A Graphic History of the Burning Times.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rocky Wood; Lisa Morton; Greg Chapman
ISBN: 9780786491513 0786491515 9780786466559 0786466553
OCLC Number: 794664354
Awards: Winner of Bram Stoker Awards (Graphic Novel) 2012
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; I. Before the Trials; II. The Trials Begin; III. The First Witch Hunter; IV. The Contagion Spreads; V. Joan of Arc; VI. The Trials in Arras; VII. The Hammer of Witches; VIII. Witchcraft and the Reformation; IX. The Trials in Wur̈zburg; X. King James and the North Berwick Trials; XI. Matthew Hopkins, Witchfinder General; XII. The Salem Witch Trials; XIII. The Frenzy Fades; Bibliography.

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