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  • The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe
    The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe


Why did the trials take place? Why did they suddenly expand in Europe at this time? How many trials were there, and where, and how did they end? Using recent findings, this revised edition examines early Europe's fascination with witches and witchcraft. Last edition has sold over 22,000 copies!Contains the latest material on this intriguing topicStrong endorsements and previous editions have been widely reviewed

Author Biography

Brian Levack is a Professor, Universityof Texasat Austin. He written and edited many books including; Witchcraft and Magic in Europe : The Eighteenth and Nineteenth

Centuries(1999),  The West: Encounters and Transformations (2004), The Jacobean Union: Co-edited with Bruce Galloway, (1985). He has also written many articles including Witchcraft, Magic and Demonology: A Twelve- Volume Anthology of Scholarly Articles (1992).

New Perspectives on Witchcraft, Magic and Demonology: A Six-Volume

Anthology of Articles, (2001) and The Witchcraft Sourcebook, (2003).

Table of Contents

List of tables vi
List of plates vii
Preface to the third edition ix
Preface to the second edition xi
Preface to the first edition xii
1. Introduction 1(29)
2. The intellectual foundations 30(44)
3. The legal foundations 74(35)
4. The impact of the Reformation 109(25)
5. The social context 134(41)
6. The dynamics of witch-hunting 175(29)
7. The chronology and geography of witch-hunting 204(49)
8. The decline and end of witch-hunting 253(36)
9. Witch-hunting after the trials 289(20)
Bibliography 309(24)
Index 333

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