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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
With sources including trial records, literary texts, demonological treatise and artistic depictions, from 1400 - 1750, this new anthology looks at the connections between gender and witchcraft and how notions of witchcraft changed over time. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
Embracing the Witch and the Goddess is detailed survey of present-day feminist witches. It examines the attraction of witchcraft for its practitioners, and explores witches' rituals, views and beliefs about how magic works. more...
- Manchester University Press 2005; US$ 142.00
This text looks at why witch-trials failed to escalate into "witch-crazes" in certain parts of early modern Europe. Using the legal records of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, the book explores the social and psychological conflicts behind the making of accusations and confessions of witchcraft. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
A collection of fifteen English witchcraft cases, some of which have never appeared in print before. It combines the original spelling editions of popular texts with scholarly annotation and will prove an essential resource to withcraft scholars. more...
- Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 69.95
This is a study of England's biggest and best-known witch trial which took place in 1612, when ten witches were arraigned and hung in the village of Pendle in Lancashire. The book has essays by experts in history and English literature/Renaissance studies, with summaries to explain key points. more...
- Routledge 2007; US$ 24.95
Examines how Americans think about and write about witches, from the 'real' witches tried and sometimes executed in early New England to modern re-imaginings of witches as pagan priestesses, comic-strip heroines, and feminist icons. This work also gives a rereading of the original documents describing witchcraft prosecutions from 1640-1700. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 17.00
With the vision of a historian and the voice of a novelist, prize?winning author John Demos explores the social, cultural, and psychological roots of the scourge that is witch-hunting, both in the remote past and today. The Enemy Within chronicles the most prominent witch-hunts of the Western world?women and men who were targeted by suspicious neighbors... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00
In The Specter of Salem , Gretchen A. Adams reveals the many ways that the Salem witch trials loomed over the American collective memory from the Revolution to the Civil War and beyond. Schoolbooks in the 1790s, for example, evoked the episode to demonstrate the new nation’s progress from a disorderly and brutal past to a rational present,... more...