Europe's Inner Demons: The Demonization of Christians in Medieval Christendom
Europe's Inner Demons is a fascinating history of the irrational need to imagine witches and an investigation of how those fantasies made the persecutions of the middle ages possible. In addition, Norman Cohn's discovery that some influential sources on European witch trials were forgeries has revolutionized the field of witchcraft, making this one of the most essential books ever written on the subject.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jakadk - LibraryThing
This one took a bit longer than expected – Mr. Cohn managed to distil a lot of research, dates, facts, people and events into a very compact volume. But he did a good job of it. While at times, it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ManipledMutineer - LibraryThing
A brilliant and gripping exploration/deconstruction of some of the most potent myths regarding the origin of witch-persecution in europe. Read full review