Witches: History of a Persecution

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BOOKSALES Incorporated REMAINDERS, Apr 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Using contemporaneous court reports, depositions, letters, confessions and detailed written accounts, the author builds a terrifying picture of a world beset by the collective mania that was the witch hunt. Illustrated throughout in black & white.

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Review: Witch Hunt: History of a Persecution

User Review  - Kara Young - Goodreads

I don't think this book is very scholarly. The author uses very subjective adjectives. If I was writing a paper, I would definitely not use this book as a source. Read full review

Review: Witch Hunt: History of a Persecution

User Review  - Sharon Miller - Goodreads

This is an interesting, if a bit dry, account of many events of the Burning Times. While not claiming to be an account of all the trials and victims recorded in primary sources that we know of, it is ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
WitcfyFinding in Bngland
15
Origins of tfye Witcl Hunt
25
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Nigel Cawthorne is a well-known historian whose book credits include Vietnam" A War Lost and Won, Reaping the Whirlwind: The German and Japanese Experience of World War II", and History's Greatest Battles". He lives in England.

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