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The witchcraft reader

Author: Darren Oldridge
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge readers in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Contains historical writing on witchcraft, exploring the origins and consequences of the fear of witches. This book traces the development of witch beliefs in the late Middle Ages, the social and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Witchcraft reader.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(OCoLC)624474592
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Oldridge
ISBN: 9780415415644 9780415415651 0415415640 0415415659
OCLC Number: 183392019
Description: xiii, 408 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Witch trials in medieval Europe / Richard Kieckhefer --
2. The demonisation of medieval heretics / Norman Cohn --
3. Witchcraft and reform in the late Middle Ages / Michael D. Bailey --
4. The Malleus maleficarum and the construction of witchcraft / Hans Peter Broedel --
5. The experience of bewitchment / Robin Briggs --
6. Witches and charmers in Scotland / Joyce Miller --
7. The medical effects of witchcraft in early modern Europe / Edward Bever --
8. Weather, hunger and fear : origins of the European witch-hunts in climate, society and mentality / Wolfgang Behringer --
9. Margaret Murray's witch cult / Jacqueline Simpson --
10. Heartland of the witchcraze / H.C. Erik Midelfort --
11. From dream cult to witchs' sabbath / Gustav Henningsen --
12. The alternative world of the witches' sabbat / Éva Pócs --
13. Inversion, misrule and the meaning of witchcraft / Stuart Clark --
14. Protestant witchcraft, Catholic witchcraft / Stuart Clark --
15. A Lutheran response to witchcraft and magic / Alison Rowlands --
16. Anabaptists and the devil / Gary K. Waite --
17. The crime of witchcraft in Europe / Christina Larner --
18. Pierre de Lancre and the Basque witch-hunt / Gerhild Scholz Williams --
19. State-building and witch-hunting in early modern Europe / Brian P. Levack --
20. Witchcraft, confessionalism and authority / William Monter --
21. The devil and the German people / H.C. Erik Midelfort --
22. The social meanings of demonic possession / Kathleen Sands --
23. Ecstasy, possession, witchcraft / Sarah Ferber --
24. Johann Weyer and the devil / Elisa Slattery --
25. Was witch-hunting woman-hunting? / Christina Larner --
26. The myth of the persecuted female healer / Jane P. Davidson --
27. Damned women in Puritan New England / Elizabeth Reis --
28. Women, witches and witness / Clive Holmes --
29. Masculinity and male witches in old and new England / E.J. Kent --
30. Witchcraft confessions and demonology / Virginia Krause --
31. Witches, wives and mothers / Louise Jackson --
32. Oedipus and the devil / Lyndal Roper --
33. The decline of witchcraft prosecutions / Brian P. Levack --
34. The decline of the witchcraft pamphlet / Marion Gibson --
35. Urbanisation and the decline of witchcraft : an examination of London / Owen Davies --
36. Witchcraft after the witch trials / Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra --
37. Modern witches and their past / Diane Purkiss --
38. Witchcraft and satanic abuse / Jean La Fontaine.
Series Title: Routledge readers in history.
Responsibility: edited by Darren Oldridge.
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