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Urban witch trials


Roeck, B (2009). Urban witch trials. Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, 4(1):82-89.

Abstract

This essay compares witchcraft beliefs and witch-hunting structures in urban areas of the early modern German empire and rural areas. It concludes that, although urban witch hunts certainly did occur, overall witchcraft and the persecution of witches was a predominantly rural phenomenon.

Abstract

This essay compares witchcraft beliefs and witch-hunting structures in urban areas of the early modern German empire and rural areas. It concludes that, although urban witch hunts certainly did occur, overall witchcraft and the persecution of witches was a predominantly rural phenomenon.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of History
Dewey Decimal Classification:900 History
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:16 Feb 2010 13:24
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 13:45
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press
ISSN:1556-8547
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1353/mrw.0.0124

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