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Julian Goodare - The European Witch-Hunt - 9780415254533 - V9780415254533
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The European Witch-Hunt

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Description for The European Witch-Hunt Paperback. .
The European Witch-Hunt seeks to explain why thousands of people, mostly lower-class women, were deliberately tortured and killed in the name of religion and morality during three centuries of intermittent witch-hunting throughout Europe and North America. Combining perspectives from history, sociology, psychology and other disciplines, this book provides a comprehensive account of witch-hunting in early modern Europe. Julian Goodare sets out an original interpretation of witch-hunting as an episode of ideologically-driven persecution by the `godly state' in the era of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. Full weight is also given to the context of village ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Weight
697g
Number of Pages
430
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415254533
SKU
V9780415254533
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-9

About Julian Goodare
Julian Goodare is Reader in History at the University of Edinburgh. His previous books include The Government of Scotland, 1560-1625 (2004), and (as editor) Scottish Witches and Witch-Hunters (2013). He is Director of the online Survey of Scottish Witchcraft.

Reviews for The European Witch-Hunt
This is a wonderful work, with real pace, clarity and sparkle which combines excellent scholarship with a full recognition of the emotive quality of the material. It will exactly suit the intelligent, enquiring and thoughtful among students and general readers, and be of real interest and value to scholars. Ronald E. Hutton, University of Bristol, UK ... Read more

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