Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800 (Paperback)

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Description


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 Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349281930
ISBN-10: 134928193X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: October 16th, 2013
Pages: 245
Language: English