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Witchcraft Historiography
     

Witchcraft Historiography

by Jonathan Barry
 
This is the first book to offer a detailed modern survey of Witchcraft historiography. By using a broad chronological structure, from contemporary responses through to modern day, the book draws on contributions from a range of leading experts in the field to provide a much-needed overview of the area.

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This is the first book to offer a detailed modern survey of Witchcraft historiography. By using a broad chronological structure, from contemporary responses through to modern day, the book draws on contributions from a range of leading experts in the field to provide a much-needed overview of the area.

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'Eleven distinguished scholars have contributed to this volume of essays, each surveying the key works that exemplify a particular way of approaching the multi-faceted problem of interpreting the history of witchcraft and witch trials...provides excellent signposts through a very tangled forest.' -Jacqueline Simpson, Folklore

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230593497
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/10/2007
Series:
Palgrave Advances Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
517 KB

Meet the Author

WILLEM DE BLÉCOURT Lecturer, University of Surrey, Roehampton, UK
PETER ELMER Senior Lecturer in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, The Open University, UK
MARION GIBSON Lecturer in English Literature, University of Exeter, UK
KATHERINE HODGKIN Principal Lecturer in History, University of East London, UK
RICHARD JENKINS Professor of Sociology, University of Sheffield, UK
BRIAN P. LEVACK John Green Regents Professor in History, University of Texas, USA
P. G. MAXWELL-STUART Honorary Lecturer in History University of St. Andrews, UK
MARKO NENONEN Assistant Professor in History, University of Tampere, Finland
JO PEARSON Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, Liverpool Hope University, UK
RAISA MARIA TOIVO Lecturer in History, University of Tampere, Finland
CHRISTA TUCZAY Lecturer in Medieval History and Literature, University of Vienna, Austria
JULIETTE WOOD Associate Lecturer in the Department of Welsh, University of Cardiff, UK

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