Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789 by J. BarryWitchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789 by J. Barry

Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789

byJ. Barry

Hardcover | December 13, 2011

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Using south-western England as a focus for considering the continued place of witchcraft and demonology in provincial culture in the period between the English and French revolutions, Barry shows how witch-beliefs were intricately woven into the fabric of daily life, even at a time when they arguably ceased to be of interest to the educated.
JONATHAN BARRYhas taught History at Exeter University, UK, where he is an Associate Professor and Dean of Taught Programmes, since 1985. He has published widely in urban, social, cultural, religious and medical history, editing nine books, includingWitchcraft in Early Modern Europe(1996) and (with Owen Davies)Palgrave Advances in Witch...
Title:Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789Format:HardcoverDimensions:373 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.22 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230292267

ISBN - 13:9780230292260


Table of Contents

Preface Abbreviations Introduction Robert Hunt and the Somerset Witches The Trial of the Bideford Witches The Politics of Pandaemonium John Beaumont: Science, Spirits and the Scale of Nature Public Infidelity and Private Belief? The Discourse of Spirits in Enlightenment Bristol Methodism and Mummery: the Case of George Lukins Conclusion Sources