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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An interesting and well-presented read covering several cases of witch-hunting and persecution. Good study of the history of the 'witch-craze' and the period in general. Read full review

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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


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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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