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European Witch Craze
by St. Martin"s Press
Written in English
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Witchcraze: A New History of the European Witch Hunts By Anne Llewellyn Barstow "In the sixteenth century, a rise in sexual violence in European # in Books to offer a convincing gender analysis of the Reformation-era witch craze. According to Barstow, independent. Accusations of witchcraft required no evidence of guilt. The book Hexen und Hexenprozesse (Witches and Witch Trials) states that trials were “intended only to produce a confession by the accused, by means of persuasion, pressure, or force.”Torture was common. In response to The Hammer of Witches and the papal bull issued by Pope Innocent VIII, major witch hunts broke out in Europe.
In his longest essay, "The European Witch-craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries," Trevor-Roper points out that "In England the most active phase of witch-hunting coincided with times of Puritan pressure—the reign of Queen Elizabeth and the period of the civil wars—and some very fanciful theories have been built on this coincidence. The European witch craze of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: and other essays by Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), Pages:
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Trevor-Roper, H.R. (Hugh Redwald), European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries. Harmondsworth, Penguin, In this study, Professor Trevor-Roper reveals the social and intellectual background to the witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries. Orthodoxy and heresy had become deeply entrenched notions in religion and ethics as an evangelical church exaggerated the heretical theology and .
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The European witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries (Pelican books) Paperback – January 1, by H. R Trevor-Roper (Author)/5(4). Trevor-Roper explains in detail the religious origins of witchcraft, and the way in which witchery became a front for the murderous exploits of religious conformists.
As the back of the book says: "The European Witch-Craze is a stunning picture of intellectual and social life in the grip of a collective psychosis."/5. Lyndal Roper's tome, Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany, attempts to investigate the "realms" of "fantasy, envy and terror" in the psychology of Cited by: In his book The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, Carl Sagan writes: “What the Malleus comes down to, pretty much, is.
The European Witch-Craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries and Other Essays by H. Trevor-Roper () by Trevor-Roper, H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The European Witch-craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: And Other Essays Volume of Harper torchbooks Harper torchbooks, TB Author: Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper: Edition: 13, reprint: Publisher: Harper & Row, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX.
About the author () Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper was born at Glanton, in Northumberland, England inthe son of a country doctor. Trevor-Roper won scholarships, first to Charterhouse, then to Christ Church, Oxford, where he won the Craven, Hertford and Ireland prizes.
He took a double-first at Oxford, and soon afterwards he published a study of Archbishop Laud. The European Witch Craze p. Such an approach recalls the work of Weber (), for whom witchcraft is a kind of technology and the magician's main function is to cope with relatively ad hoc interests and tensions.
Magical powers can be "forced" to serve human needs through the magician's correct use of for-mulas. An introduction by Geoffrey Parker on the European Witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Toads: The Biochemistry of the Witches' Cauldron Andrew Allen describes how the toad owes its relationship with witchcraft to the virulent poisons that its warty skin produces. Six spellbinding facts about the European Witch Craze Thousands of people were executed as the Witch Craze spread like wildfire around Europe between and The European Witch-Craze.
Preprint (PDF Available) Brain Levack’s book about witch-hunts, witchcraft had two meanings in early modern Europe. The most common meaning of it was.
Over three centuries, approximately one hundred thousand persons, most of whom were women, were put to death under the guise of "witch hunts", particularly in Reformation Europe.
The shocking annihilation of women from all walks of life is explored in this brilliant, authoritative feminist history Anne Llwellyn Barstow. This is the first book to consider the general course and significance of the European witch craze of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries since H.R.
Trevor-Roper's classic and pioneering study appeared some fifteen years ago. It is generally accepted that the European witch hunts took place between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries, with the ‘craze’ reaching its peak during the seventeenth century.
Anne Llewellyn Barstow has controversially referred to the trials as a ‘mass murder of women’, while Thea Jensen, even more controversially, dubbed them a ‘holocaust of women’. Online selecton of titles from Cornell University Library's witchcraft collection, covering the history of superstition and witchcraft persecution in Europe.
It documents the earliest and the latest manifestations of the belief in witchcraft as well as its geographical boundaries, and elaborates this history with works on canon law, the Author: Caroline Buff.
The European Witch-Craze spanned over centuries during the early modern period, resulting in the deaths of thousands across Europe.
Most were coerced into “confession” by torture and other means of extracting a “confession” of being a witch and committing : Shaina Lucas. Buy The European Witch-craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Pelican S.) New edition by Trevor-Roper, Hugh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). An introduction by Geoffrey Parker on the European Witch-craze of the 16th and 17th centuries. Geoffrey Parker | Published in History Today Volume 30 Issue 11 November In the mid-eighteenth century, the French polymath, Voltaire, noted that the previous years had witnessed a panic about witches in Europe that was only just abating.
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The European Witch-Craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries and Other Essays by HR Trevor-Roper () This classic work is in fact an. Her book Enemies of God: The Witch-craze in Scotland () is a fascinating and stimulating sociological study. Her early death, inwas a great blow to scholarship, and one that Scotland, in particular, can ill afford.From the early decades of the 14th century untilcontinental Europeans executed betweenandwitches, 85% or more of whom were women.
The character and timing of these executions and the persecutions which preceded them were determined in part by changed objectives of the Inquisition, as well as by a differentiation process within medieval by: From the Author: "This is not a book for weak-stomached patriarchs.
But the rest of us--historians of Christianity, feminist theorists, European social and economic historians, theologians, and ethicists--will find reason to be grateful to Barstow for her wide-ranging and provocative comparative analysis of European witchcraze, witch hunters, and their female victims from the mid-sixteenth to /5().