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

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byJonathan Barry

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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.

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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 edu...

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, including Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe (1996) and (with Owen Davies) Palgrave Advances in W...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292267

ISBN - 13:9780230292260

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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