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Witchcraft, Gender and Society in Early Modern Germany (Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions)

by Jonathan B. Durrant

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Published by BRILL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • Social history,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • Europe,
  • History,
  • Medieval,
  • 16th century,
  • 17th century,
  • Eichstèatt (Landkreis),
  • Germany,
  • Trials (Witchcraft),
  • Witchcraft

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12799266M
    ISBN 109004160930
    ISBN 109789004160934

      Recent witchcraft historiography, particularly where it concerns the gender of the witch-suspect, has been dominated by theories of social conflict in which ordinary people colluded in the persecution of the witch sect. The reconstruction of the Eichstätt persecutions () in this Pages: Witchcraft - Witchcraft - The witch hunts: Although accusations of witchcraft in contemporary cultures provide a means to express or resolve social tensions, these accusations had different consequences in premodern Western society where the mixture of irrational fear and a persecuting mentality led to the emergence of the witch hunts. In the 11th century attitudes toward witchcraft and.

    WITCHCRAFT IN EARLY MODERN ENGLISH DRAMA Yilmaz, Turkan M.A., Department of Literature Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Laura TOSI February, The present thesis is an attempt to understand the close relationship between femininity and witchcraft in early modern English society, and to .   “Witchcraft, gender and Society in early modern Germany”, written by Jonathan Durrant, brings in a more detailed perspective on witchcraft. The book states “the witchcraft narratives produced during the investigations and trials were consequently relatively coherent and detailed” (Durrant 16).

      43 Gerhild Scholz Williams, ‘Magic and gender: The struggle for control in the witchcraft tracts of Kramer, Weyer, and Bodin’, Defining Dominion: The Discourses of Magic and Witchcraft in Early Modern France and Germany (Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, ), 65– Author: Lara Apps, Andrew Gow. DOI link for Gender and Witchcraft. Gender and Witchcraft book. New Perspectives on Witchcraft, Magic, and Demonology. Edited By Brian P. Levack. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 6 August Pub. location New York. Witchcraft in Early Modern Germany


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Witchcraft, Gender and Society in Early Modern Germany Book Description: Using the example of Eichstätt, this book challenges current witchcraft historiography by arguing that the gender of the witch-suspect was a product of the interrogation process and that the stable communities affected by persecution did not collude in its escalation.

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Witchcraft, gender, and society in early modern Germany by Jonathan B. Durrant. in this book shows that many witchcraft episodes were imposed exclusively 'from above' as part of a programme of Catholic reform. The high proportion of female suspects in these cases resulted from the persecutors' demonology and their interrogation procedures.

Statistics: Old Women and Accusations of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe', in Susannah Ottaway et al. (eds.), Old Age in Pre-Industrial Society (Westport, Conn., forthcoming ). 4 The witch-trials of Rothenburg are the subject of my forthcoming book, Narratives of Witchcraft in Early Modern Germany: Fabrication, Feud and Fantasy.

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Terms and Conditions. Witchcraft, Gender and Society in Early Modern Germany by Jonathan B. Durrant,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). Witchcraft in early modern Germany - Kindle edition by Anne Sophie Günzel. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ Witchcraft was always a contested idea, never fully established in early modern culture but much harder to dislodge than has usually been assumed.

The essays are European in scope, with examples from Germany, France, and the Spanish expansion into the New World, as well as a. Imagining the Witch explores emotions, gender, and selfhood through the lens of witch-trials in early modern Germany.

Witch-trials were clearly a gendered phenomenon, but witchcraft was not a uniquely female crime. While women constituted approximately three quarters of those tried for witchcraft in the Holy Roman Empire, a significant minority were men.

Gender played a significant role in the witch hunts that took place in Early-Modern Europe as well as in Salem. Carol Karlsen, pointed out that “between andseveral hundred people had been hanged in the wake of England’s most serious witchcraft s: Seminar paper from the year in the subject History Europe - Other Countries - Middle Ages, Early Modern Age, grade: English Grade% von 70%, University of Nottingham (School of History), course: Hauptseminar: Gender and Society in Early Modern Europe, language: English, abstract: 'Witch- hunting is seen as something pathological, a disease infecting like a plague the body of the Brand: GRIN Publishing.

Historians have named the era in Europe that lasted from about to the age of the “Witch Hunts.” During this period approximatelypeople went on trial for the crime of witchcraft with around half of them found guilty and executed. Brian P. Levack is John Green Regents Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin.

A former Guggenheim Fellow, his other writings on witchcraft include Articles on Witchcraft, Magic, and Demonology (), The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe (), and Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (). Book Description. The Routledge History of Witchcraft is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the belief in witches from antiquity to the present day, providing both an introduction to the subject of witchcraft and an overview of the on-going debates.

This extensive collection covers the entire breadth of the history of witchcraft, from the witches of Ancient Greece and medieval.The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America () excerpt and text search; Gibbons, Jenny ().

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