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The Body Divided: Human Beings and Human'Materials' in the History of ...

Sarah Ferber - History - 2011 - 249 pages
Bodies and body parts of the dead have long been considered valuable material for use in medical science. They have been dissected, autopsied, investigated, harvested for ...
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Bioethics in Historical Perspective

Sarah Ferber - History - 2013 - 248 pages
How influential has the Nazi analogy been in recent medical debates on euthanasia? Is the history of eugenics being revived in modern genetic technologies? And what does the ...
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The Devil Within: Possession and Exorcism in the Christian West

Brian Levack - Religion - 2013 - 360 pages
DIVIn the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the era of the Reformation, thousands of Europeans were thought to be possessed by demons. In response to their horrifying ...
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Werewolves, Witches, and Wandering Spirits: Traditional Belief and Folklore ...

Kathryn A. Edwards - Social Science - 2002 - 264 pages
Bringing together scholars from Europe, America, and Australia, this volume explores the more fantastic elements of popular religious belief: ghosts, werewolves, spiritualism ...
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Witchcraft, Demonology, and Confession in Early Modern France

Virginia Krause - History - 2015
Denounced by neighbors and scrutinized by demonologists, the early modern French witch also confessed, self-identified as a witch and as the author of horrific deeds. What led ...
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The Crime of Crimes: Demonology and Politics in France, 1560-1620

Jonathan L. Pearl - History - 1999 - 181 pages
One of the most intriguing, and disturbing, aspects of history is that most people in early modern Europe believed in the reality and dangers of witchcraft. Most historians ...
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Believe Not Every Spirit: Possession, Mysticism, & Discernment in Early ...

Moshe Sluhovsky - Religion - 2008 - 384 pages
From 1400 through 1700, the number of reports of demonic possessions among European women was extraordinarily high. During the same period, a new type of mysticism—popular ...
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