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Man As Witch: Male Witches in Central Europe (Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic)

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Witch-hunts were by no means focused only on women -- one in four alleged witches in Central Europe was male. This study traces the witch trials of men in French and German speaking regions in Central Europe, opening up a little known chapter of early modern times. The author analyzes the proportion of accused men in the witch-hunts, describes their trials and explores the ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published June 23rd 2009)
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Another book I picked up to read for a source for my paper topic. This one was more interesting to me. It focused on the males who were accused of being witches and gave me some really good information for my paper.
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