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Scottish Witches and Witch-Hunters

Author: Julian Goodare; Michael Wasser
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Palgrave historical studies in witchcraft and magic.
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"Bringing together twelve studies, this book provides an overview of the key issues of on-going interest in the study of Scottish witchcraft. The authors tackle various aspects of the question of witches; considering how people came to be considered 'witches', with new insights into the centrality of neighbourhood quarrels and misfortune; and delving into folk belief and various acts of witchcraft. It also examines  Read more...
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Scottish Witches and Witch-Hunters
(DLC) 2013043645
(OCoLC)848162904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Goodare; Michael Wasser
ISBN: 9781137355942 1137355948
OCLC Number: 863623710
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Scotland's First Witch-Hunt: The Eastern Witch-Hunt of 1568-1569; Michael Wasser --
2. The Countess of Angus's Escape from the North Berwick Witch-Hunt; Victoria Carr --
3. Exporting the Devil across the North Sea: John Cunningham and the Finnmark Witch-Hunt; Liv Helene Willumsen --
4. The Witch, the Household and the Community: Isobel Young in East Barns, 1580-1629; Lauren Martin --
5. Reputation and Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century Dalkeith; Anna Cordey --
6. Witch-Hunting in Scotland, 1649-1650; Paula Hughes --
7. Outside In or Inside Out: Sleep Paralysis and Scottish Witchcraft; Margaret Dudley & Julian Goodare --
8.'We Mey Shoot Them Dead at Our Pleasur': Isobel Gowdie, Elf-Arrows and Dark Shamanism; Emma Wilby --
9. Flying Witches in Scotland; Julian Goodare --
10. The Urban Geography of Witch-Hunting in Scotland; Alistair Henderson --
11. Executing Scottish Witches; Laura Paterson --
12. Decline and Survival in Scottish Witch-Hunting, 1701-1727; Alexandra Hill --
Bibliography of Scottish Witchcraft; Julian Goodare.
Series Title: Palgrave historical studies in witchcraft and magic.
Responsibility: edited By Julian Goodare Reader in Scottish History, University of Edinburgh, UK.
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