Witches & Neighbors: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft

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Viking, 1996 - History - 456 pages
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Chronicling the brutal inquisitions of suspected witches in European history, a thorough social study includes details about the accused, their prosecutors, and how such trials set a cultural precedent for America's own Salem witch hunts. 20,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.

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Review: Witches and Neighbors: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft

User Review  - John - Goodreads

This is the witch book to read if you want a ground-up, common peoples' history of witchcraft belief. Anecdote heavy. One good way to read this would be to just skim it, dipping into the brief example ... Read full review

Review: Witches and Neighbors: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft

User Review  - Kaesa - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this book, and there were lots of interesting examples to back up the broader generalizations about witchcraft beliefs. I came to realize that a lot of things I thought I knew about ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction i
13
The Experience of Bewitchment
61
Supernatural Power and Magical Remedies
97
Copyright

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