First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Satan in Europe: The Geography of Witch Hunts, Richard M. Golden; Chapter 2 II Sweden: The Mass Burnings (1668–1676), Bengt Ankarloo; Chapter 3 “Envious Are All the People, Witches Watch at Every Gate”, Marko Nenonen; Chapter 4 THE MAKING OF A WITCH: THE GUILTY TRIANGLE—AS ILLUSTRATED IN THE CASE AGAINST ELLINE KLOKKERS OF GJERPEN, Thor Hall, Herbert W. L. Burhenn; Chapter 5 THE KIRKJUBÓL AFFAIR: A SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ICELANDIC WITCHCRAFT CASE ANALYSED; Chapter 6 Witchcraft in the Northern Netherlands, Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra; Chapter 7 The European witchcraft debate and the Dutch variant, Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra; Chapter 8 9 Witch-hunting in Hungary: Social or Cultural Tensions?; Chapter 9 Introduction; Chapter 10 “WISE WOMEN”, SINNERS AND THE POOR: THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF WITCH-HUNTING IN A 16TH–18TH CENTURY CALVINIST CITY OF EASTERN HUNGARY, Ildikó Kristóf; Chapter 11 Witchcraft in the Central Balkans I: Characteristics of Witches, T. P. Vukanovi?; Chapter 12 THE ROLE OF THE EPISCOPAL TRIBUNAL OF NOVARA IN THE SUPPRESSION OF HERESY AND WITCHCRAFT, 1563–1615, Thomas Deutscher; Chapter 13 EIGHT The Jew as Witch: Displaced Aggression and the Myth of the Santo Nino de La Guardia, Stephen Haliczer; Chapter 14 The Visions of a Guachichil Witch in 1599: A Window on the Subjugation of Mexico's Hunter-Gatherers, Ruth Behar; Chapter 15 7 The Origins of the Witch-craze in the Alps; Chapter 16 A Quantitative Evaluation of Demographic, Gender and Social Transformation Theories of the Rise of European Witch Hunting 1300–1500, Philip Smith; Chapter 17 ARTICLES Weather, Hunger and Fear: Origins of the European Witch-Hunts in Climate, Society and Mentality, Wolfgang Behringer; Chapter 18 REVIEW AND COMMENTARY, J.A. Sharpe; Chapter 19 4. State-building and witch hunting in early modern Europe, Brian P. Levack; Chapter 20 The devil's children: child witch-trials in early modern Germany, Robert S. Walinski-Kiehl; Chapter 21 ‘EVIL IMAGININGS AND FANTASIES’: CHILD-WITCHES AND THE END OF THE WITCH CRAZE; Chapter 22 The Persecution of Witches as Restoration of Order: The Case of Germany, 1590S–1650S, Hartmut Lehmann; Chapter 23 ‘GODLY STATES’, CONFESSIONAL CONFLICT AND WITCH-HUNTING IN EARLY MODERN GERMANY, Robert Walinski-Kiehl; Acknowledgments;
Brian P. Levack is John Green Regents Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. A former Guggenheim Fellow, his other writings on witchcraft include Articles on Witchcraft, Magic, and Demonology (1992), The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe (1995), and Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (1999). Dr. Levack is also a specialist in the history of early modern England and Scotland, and has written several books on the subject.