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Between the Devil and the HostImagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Michael Ostling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

Witches are imaginary creatures. But in Poland as in Europe and its colonies in the early modern period, people imagined their neighbours to be witches, with tragic results. This book tells the story ... More

Thinking with DemonsThe Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Stuart Clark

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This is a work of fundamental importance for our understanding of the intellectual and cultural history of early modern Europe. This book offers a new interpretation of the witchcraft beliefs of ... More

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