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Author Dillinger, Johannes, author

Title "Evil people" : a comparative study of witch hunts in Swabian Austria and the Electorate of Trier / Johannes Dillinger ; translated by Laura Stokes

Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (298 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Series Studies in early modern German history
Studies in early modern German history.
Contents Introduction : comparing witch hunts -- "Authority and liberties for the country and the people : administration, leagal and social circumstances -- Golden goblets and cows' hooves : witchcraft and magic -- "If she is not a witch yet, she will certainly become one" : origins and foundations of witchcraft suspicions -- "There goes the werewolf. We thought he had been caught already" : agents of witch hunting and the management of trials -- "Let no one accuse us of negligence" : the influence of the witch hunts in Swabian Austrai and the Electorate of Trier on other territories -- "A slippery and obscure business" : the end of the witch hunts
Notes "Originally published in German as "Böse Leute." Hexenverfolgungen in Schwäbisch-Österreich und Kurtrier im Vergleich, ©1999"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-289) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Witch hunting -- Germany -- Swabia -- History.
Witch hunting -- Germany -- Trier -- History.
Witchcraft -- Germany -- Swabia -- History.
Witchcraft -- Germany -- Trier -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008055272
ISBN 0813928389 (electronic bk.)
9780813928388 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Böse Leute. English