The witchcraft sourcebook /

The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 90,000 people - most...

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Other Authors / Creators:Levack, Brian P., editor.
Format: Book
Language:English
Edition:Second edition.
Imprint: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.
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Table of Contents:
  • Witchcraft and magic in the ancient world
  • The medieval foundations of witch-hunting
  • Witch beliefs in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  • The trial and punishment of witches
  • Witchcraft trials in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  • Witchcraft trials in England, Scotland, and New England
  • Demonic possession and witchcraft
  • The skeptical tradition.