The witches of Lorraine

Based on the richest archive of witchcraft trials found in Europe, this title paints a vivid picture of life amongst the people of a small duchy on the border of France. Robin Briggs' examination of their beliefs in phenomena such as shapeshifting and werewolves proves a vital contribution to h...

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Main Author: Briggs, Robin
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
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