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Fearless Wives/Frightened Shre

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In fifteenth-century Germany, women were singled out as witches for the first time in history; this book explores why. Sigrid Brauner examines the connections among three central developments in early modern Germany: a shift in gender roles for women; the rise of a new urban ideal of femininity; and the witch hunts that swept across Europe from 1435 to 1750. Brauner shows ...more
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by University of Massachusetts Press
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Good analysis that reveals the socio-economic reasons behind the European witch hunt.
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