The Oxford Handbook Of Witchcraft In Early Modern Europe And Colonial America

Author: Brian P. Levack
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191648841
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... widely on witchcraft in history and literature, and on the English Civil War,
Milton and Marvell. Her next book will be entitled Shakespeare and the
Supernatural, and she is also working on a history of food and taste. Thomas
Robisheaux is the Fred W. Schaffer Professor of History at Duke University in
Durham, North Carolina. He is author of Rural Society and the Search for Order
in Early Modern Germany (1989) and The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a
German Village (2009) ...

Archive For Reformation History

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Briggs has developed the general argument for this approach in his superb
Witches and Neighbours: The Social and Cultural Context of European Witchcraft
, 2nd ed., Oxford 2002. The deepest and most exhaustive microhistory of
witchcraft and witch hunting in a German setting has recently appeared: Thomas
W. Robisheaux, The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a German Village, New
York 2009. 55. Wolfgang Reinhard, "Reformation, Counter-Reformation, and the
Early ...

College Research Libraries News

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The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a German Village, by Thomas
Robisheaux (427 pages, February 2009), tells the story of Anna Schmieg, who
was accused of poisoning a neighbor by sending her a little cake on Shrove
Tuesday in 1672. Rumors of witchcraft surfaced, even after physicians at Altdorf
University conducted an autopsy (an uncommon practice at the time) that
indicated traces of arsenic in the dead woman's stomach. After two torture
sessions, Schmieg confessed ...

Program Of The Annual Meeting

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Oklahoma and the Near-Triumph of American Eugenics VICTORIA F. NOURSE
Why We Watched Europe, America, and the Holocaust THEODORE S.
HAMEROW The Last Witch of Langenburg Murder in a German Village THOMAS
ROBISHEAUX Our Lincoln New Perspectives on Lincoln and His World ERIC
FONER, EDITOR Invisible Hands The Making of the Conservative Movement
from the New Deal to Reagan KIM PHILLIPS-FEIN Hitler A Biography IAN
KERSHAW Reinventing ...

The North Carolina Historical Review

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The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a German Village. New York: W. W.
Norton, 2009. 427 pp. Santimaw, Lisa Flowers. Across the Bridge: Life on Goose
Creek Island and Pamlico County. N.p.: BookSurge, 2004. 92 pp. Schlosser, Jim.
The Beat Goes On: A Celebration of Greensboro's Character and Diversity.
Greensboro, N.C.: Greensboro Bicentennial Commission, 2008. 332 pp. Schoultz
, Lars. That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban
Revolution.

Male Witches In Early Modern Europe

Author: Lara Apps
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719057090
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This is the first ever full book on the subject of male witches addressing incidents of witch-hunting in both Britain and Europe.