The Last Witch Of Langenburg

Author: Thomas Willard Robisheaux
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393065510
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Exploring one of Europe's last witch panics, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings to life the story of an entire world caught between superstition and modernity in a high-stakes drama that led to charges of sorcery and witchcraft against an ...

The Witch In The Western Imagination

Author: Lyndal Roper
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813933005
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These essays, three of which appear here for the first time in print, are complemented by more than forty images, from iconic paintings to marginal drawings on murals or picture frames.

German Histories In The Age Of Reformations 1400 1650

Author: Thomas A. Brady
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052188909X
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Studies the connections between the political reform of the Holy Roman Empire and the German lands around 1500 and the sixteenth-century religious reformations.

The Faithful Executioner

Author: Joel F. Harrington
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0809049937
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The biography of an ordinary man struggling for his soul, this groundbreaking book also offers an unparalleled panoramic view of Europe on the cusp of modernity, a society riven by violent conflict at all levels and encumbered by paranoia, ...

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.

Man And Nature In The Renaissance

Author: Allen G. Debus
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521293280
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Considers ideologies and mutual effects of humanism, mysticism and the exact sciences, thereby integrating a study of early Scientific Revolution astronomy, mathematics and medicine with the intellectual, religious and philosophical milieu

Wonder Shows

Author: Fred Nadis
ISBN: 0813535158
Size: 63.48 MB
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An intriguing history of magicians and mesmerists who revealed science and technology to the general public in an awe-inspiring fashion provides a unique synthesis of the history of performance with a study of culture, science, and religion ...

Mummies Cannibals And Vampires

Author: Richard Sugg
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113657736X
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It survived well into the eighteenth century, and amongst the poor it lingered stubbornly on into the time of Queen Victoria. This innovative book brings to life a little known and often disturbing part of human history.