Man As Witch: Male Witches in Central Europe by Linda Froome-döringMan As Witch: Male Witches in Central Europe by Linda Froome-döring

Man As Witch: Male Witches in Central Europe

Translated byLinda Froome-döring

Hardcover | June 25, 2009

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Witch-hunts in Central Europe were by no means focused only on women; one in four alleged witches was male. This study analyzes and describes the witch trials of men in French and German-speaking regions, opening up a little known chapter of early modern times, and revealing the conflicts from which witch-hunts of men evolved.
ROLF SCHULTE is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Kiel in Germany. His research and publications centre on witch hunts in early modern times, as well as nineteenth and twentieth century German and European History.
Title:Man As Witch: Male Witches in Central EuropeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pagesPublished:June 25, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230537022

ISBN - 13:9780230537026


Table of Contents

The Trial of Peter Kleikamp or So Many Questions The Persecution of Men as Werewolves in Burgundy Male Witches on Trial: an Empirical Approach Witchhunts and the Male Witch: a Chronology Men as Potential Witches in Demonological Treatises Magic and Gender in Popular Culture The Persecution of Male Witches in Holstein Carinthia. Wanted: Beggar, Male Male Witches, Feminized Men or Shamans? The Power of the 'Witch Folk' and the Rulers Notes Bibliograpy Index

Editorial Reviews

"[T]his valuable book delineates the politics and practices of the Holy Roman Empire; illuminates some of the thought processes of the Protestant Reformation, particularly of the followers of Calvin and Zwingli; and provides glimpses into the lives of ordinary Europeans who found themselves in a maelstrom of superstition and intolerance. A valuable resource for those interested in not only witchcraft but also European history and theological education." --CHOICE