The Resource Witchcraft persecutions in Bavaria : popular magic, religious zealotry, and reason of state in early modern Europe, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by J.C. Grayson and David Lederer

Witchcraft persecutions in Bavaria : popular magic, religious zealotry, and reason of state in early modern Europe, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by J.C. Grayson and David Lederer

Label
Witchcraft persecutions in Bavaria : popular magic, religious zealotry, and reason of state in early modern Europe
Title
Witchcraft persecutions in Bavaria
Title remainder
popular magic, religious zealotry, and reason of state in early modern Europe
Statement of responsibility
Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by J.C. Grayson and David Lederer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Behringer, Wolfgang
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
BF1583
LC item number
.B4413 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witchcraft
  • Manners and customs
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witchcraft
  • Heksenvervolgingen
  • Magie
  • Godsdienstwaanzin
  • Staatsraison
  • Bavaria (Germany)
  • Germany
Label
Witchcraft persecutions in Bavaria : popular magic, religious zealotry, and reason of state in early modern Europe, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by J.C. Grayson and David Lederer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [416]-456) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Witch trials and popular magic.
  • A 'crisis of the late sixteenth century'?
  • 3.
  • The wave of persecutions around 1590.
  • Contemporary interpretations.
  • The course of the persecutions.
  • Triggering factors.
  • Mechanisms of persecution.
  • The breakdown of consensus.
  • Regulatory efforts at the end of the persecutions
  • 1.
  • 4.
  • The struggle for restraint, 1600-30.
  • The witch craze at its peak.
  • The Protestant solution.
  • The Catholic stance hardens.
  • Formation of an opposition party in Bavaria
  • Introduction.
  • Witch trials in historiographic context.
  • Investigating witch trials and learned discourse in southeastern Germany.
  • Methodology
  • 2.
  • Moving toward a social history of witchcraft.
  • Quantification in synchronic and diachronic juxtaposition.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 476 pages
Isbn
9780521482585
Lccn
96043846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35593572
  • (OCoLC)ocm35593572
Label
Witchcraft persecutions in Bavaria : popular magic, religious zealotry, and reason of state in early modern Europe, Wolfgang Behringer ; translated by J.C. Grayson and David Lederer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [416]-456) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Witch trials and popular magic.
  • A 'crisis of the late sixteenth century'?
  • 3.
  • The wave of persecutions around 1590.
  • Contemporary interpretations.
  • The course of the persecutions.
  • Triggering factors.
  • Mechanisms of persecution.
  • The breakdown of consensus.
  • Regulatory efforts at the end of the persecutions
  • 1.
  • 4.
  • The struggle for restraint, 1600-30.
  • The witch craze at its peak.
  • The Protestant solution.
  • The Catholic stance hardens.
  • Formation of an opposition party in Bavaria
  • Introduction.
  • Witch trials in historiographic context.
  • Investigating witch trials and learned discourse in southeastern Germany.
  • Methodology
  • 2.
  • Moving toward a social history of witchcraft.
  • Quantification in synchronic and diachronic juxtaposition.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 476 pages
Isbn
9780521482585
Lccn
96043846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35593572
  • (OCoLC)ocm35593572

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