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Male Witches

Robin Briggs

in The Witches of Lorraine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses cases involving male witches in the duchy of Lorraine. Statistical breakdown shows that approximately 28% of the samples were males, who did not fare any better before the ... More


The Witches of Lorraine

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the beliefs, social tensions, and behaviour patterns underlying popular attitudes to witchcraft. Based on perhaps the richest surviving archive of witchcraft trials to be found in ... More


Witchcraft Historiography: Russia’s Divergence

Valerie Kivelson

in Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Russia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451461
eISBN:
9780801469381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451461.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the historiography of witchcraft throughout Europe, highlighting how Russian witchcraft thought and practice differ from the others. The study of witchcraft traces its origins ... More


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