Author: Anne L. Barstow
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As the centuries since have shown escalating levels both of violence, general and sexual, and of state control, the witchcraze can be considered a portent, even a model, of some aspects of what modern Europe would be like.

Witch Hunts In Europe And America

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The most flagrant display of female power in witchcraft cases were those of the
possessed women, usually young, in spectacular cases such as Loudun and
Salem. These women made of their usually marginalized role, not only as women
but as young women, a role of great power, whether exercised against men or
women. REFERENCES: Anne Llewellyn Barstow. Witchcraze: A New History of
the European Witch Hunts. San Francisco: Pandora, 1994; Willem de Blecourt.

The Encyclopedia Of Witches Witchcraft And Wicca

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Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts. San Francisco: Pandora
, 1994. Deacon, richard. Matthew Hopkins: Witch Finder General. London:
Frederick muller, 1976. russell, Jeffrey B. A History of Witchcraft. London: Thames
and Hudson, 1980. Scot, reginald. The Discoverie of Witchcraft. 1886. reprint,
Yorkshire, England: E. P. Publishing, Ltd., 1973. Scott, Sir Walter. Letters on
Demonology and Witchcraft. 1884. reprint, New York: Citadel Press, 1968. Trevor
-roper, H. r.

Postcolonial Imagination And Feminist Theology

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They practiced folk magic and witchcraft, which typically included incantations,
the use of herbs, and the repeating of charms. Some of the women brought
before the Inquisitors belonged to small covens dedicated to the goddesses of
Old Europe. The estimates of the number of women killed during the witch hunts
vary a great deal, from one hundred thousand to several million. The public
display of the power of the influential men and clergy to punish women in
sexually sadistic ways ...

The European Witch Hunt

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... The Path of the Devil: A Study of Early Modern Witch Hunts (Lanham, Md.,
2007), which displays a particular interest in statistics, correlations and social-
science theory. Women, men and witchcraft Traditional accounts of witch-hunting
paid little attention to gender, but it is now discussed intensely. Many recent
works in the 'Regional studies' section below have some discussion of gender.
Anne L. Barstow, Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts (San
Francisco, Calif.

The Witch Hunts

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Larner, Witchcraft and Religion, pp. 26–30. 68. Ibid., p. 30. 69. Gustav
Henningsen (1980) The Witches' Advocate: Basque Witchcraft and the Spanish
Inquisition 1609–1640 (Reno: University of Nevada Press), pp. 23–5 and 480–1.
70. Bohdan Baranowski (1963) 'Poslowie', in Kurt Baschwitz' Czarownice: Dzieje
procesów oczary (Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo naukowe), p. 430. 71.
Anne Barstow (1994) Witchcraze: a New History of the European Witch Hunts (
San Francisco: ...

The Story Of The Salem Witch Trials

Author: Bryan F. Le Beau
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In Russia and Estonia, men outnumbered women. Levack, The Witch-Hunt, 134–
135; Midelfort, Witch Hunting, 281; Klaits, Servants of Satan, 5; David Nicolls, “
The Devil in Renaissance France,” History Today 30 (November 1980): 27; see
also Anne Llewellyn Barstow, Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch
Hunts (New York: HarperCollins, 1994). Jacob Sprenger and Heinrich Kramer,
Malleus Maleficarum, trans. Montague Summers (1484; reprint, New York:
Benjamin ...

The A To Z Of Witchcraft

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Witchcraft, Medicine, and Disease Andreski, Stanislav. “The Syphilitic Shock: A
New Explanation of the 'Great Witch Craze” of the 16th and 17th Centuries in the
Light of Medicine and Psychiatry.” Encounter 58 (1982): 7–26. Estes, Leland. “
The Medical Origins of the European Witch Craze: A Hypothesis.” Journal of
Social History 17 (1983): 271–84. Geyer-Kordesch, Johanna. “Whose
Enlightenment? Medicine, Witchcraft, Melancholia and Pathology.” In Medicine in
the Enlightenment, ...

The Witch Hunt In Early Modern Europe

Author: Brian P. Levack
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Paris, 1890. Baranowski, Bohdan. Procesy Czarownic w Polsce w XVII i XVIII
Wieku. Lodz, 1952. Barb, A. A. 'The survival of the magic arts', in A. Momigliano (
ed.) The Conflict between Paganism and Christianity. Oxford, 1963, pp. 100–23.
Barstow, Anne L. Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts. New
York, 1994. Bartlett, Robert. Trial by Fire and Water: The Medieval Judicial Ordeal
. Oxford, 1986. Baschwitz, Kurt. Czarownice. Dziejeprocesów o czary. Warsaw,

Ignatian Humanism

Author: Ronald Modras
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The latter essay certainly contributed to witch-craze becoming the most common
term employed to describe this phenomenon but this term implies that the
prosecution of witches was somehow the product of a collective psychosis or
mental disorder, and this is certainly not the case. For one of ... (Tübingen:
Katzmann, 1974), 442; Anne Llewellyn Barstow, Witchcraze: A New History of the
European Witch Hunts (San Francisco: Pandora, 1994), 181; Levack, Witch-Hunt,
20–21. 8. Haag ...