Imagining the witch : emotions, gender, and selfhood in early modern Germany

The Holy Roman Empire was the heartland of the witch craze, with around 23,000 witches executed in the early modern period. In this work, Laura Kounine uses case studies of witch trials in early modern Wurttemberg to examine how people sought to identify witches, and the ways in which ordinary men a...

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Main Author: Kounine, Laura
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018, 2018
Edition:First edition
Series:Emotions in history / Emotions in history
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The Holy Roman Empire was the heartland of the witch craze, with around 23,000 witches executed in the early modern period. In this work, Laura Kounine uses case studies of witch trials in early modern Wurttemberg to examine how people sought to identify witches, and the ways in which ordinary men and women fought for their life to avoid the stake
Item Description:This edition previously issued in print: 2018
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
ISBN:9780191839580