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Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800

Authors: Wyporska, W.

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This comprehensive study examines Polish demonology in relation to witchcraft trials in Wielkopolska, revealing the witch as a force for both good and evil. It explores the use of witchcraft, the nature of accusations and the role of gender.

About the authors

Wanda Wyporska is an authority on early modern Polish witchcraft and the author of many encyclopaedia entries and articles on the subject. She has held scholarships at Hertford College, Oxford, UK, the Institute for Historical Research, and the University of Warsaw, Poland. She is currently working on a trilogy of historical novels.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Prologue

    Wyporska, Wanda

    Pages 1-5

  • Witchcraft in Context: Histories and Historiographies

    Wyporska, Wanda

    Pages 6-28

  • The World of the Witches: Confessions and Conflicts

    Wyporska, Wanda

    Pages 29-52

  • Witchcraft and Gender: Intimate Servants and Excluded Masculinities

    Wyporska, Wanda

    Pages 53-69

  • Framing the Witch: Legal Theories and Realities

    Wyporska, Wanda

    Pages 70-94

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Softcover  
  • ISBN 978-1-349-28192-3
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Softcover $95.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38421-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137384218
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-00521-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28192-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28193-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 245
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