Beyond the Witch Trials: Witchcraft and Magic in Enlightenment Europe

By Owen Davies; William de Blécourt | Go to book overview
Contents
List of contributorspage vii
Introduction: beyond the witch trials Owen Davies and Willem de Blécourt1
1Marking (dis)order: witchcraft and the symbolics of hierarchy in late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Finland Raisa Maria Toivo9
2Pro exoneratione sua propria coscientia: magic, witchcraft and Church in early eighteenth-century Capua Augusto Ferraiuolo26
3From illusion to disenchantment: Feijoo versus the 'falsely possessed' in eighteenth-century Spain María Tausiet45
4Responses to witchcraft in late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Sweden
The aftermath of the witch-hunt in Dalarna Marie Lennersand61
The superstitious other Linda Oja69
5Witchcraft and magic in eighteenth-century Scotland Peter Maxwell-Stuart81
6The Devil's pact: a male strategy Soili-Maria Olli100
7Public infidelity and private belief? The discourse of spirits in Enlightenment Bristol Jonathan Barry117
8'Evil people': a late eighteenth-century Dutch witch doctor and his clients Willem de Blécourt144
9The archaeology of counter-witchcraft and popular magic Brian Hoggard167
10The dissemination of magical knowledge in Enlightenment Germany
The supernatural and the development of print culture Sabine Doering-Manteuffel187
Grimoires and the transmission of magical knowledge Stephan Bachter194
Index207

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