Additional Material for Special Topics: The Witch Hunts

Syllabus for HS 399: Special Topics in History: The Witch Hunts 1400-1800, John Cabot University, Summer 2013

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Walpurgisnight http://mennta.hi.is/starfsfolk/salvor/fyrstimai/nornir-harz-fjollin.htm

English Pamphlets available at http://witching.org/content/weme-editions.

Other Early Modern Pamphlets: Prodigies and Popular Press available at http://dhayton.haverford.edu/pamphlets/.

Skeptical view of witches from Skeptic magazine http://greyfalcon.us/From%20Skeptic%20vol.htm.

Theories about brooms http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1344/whats-the-deal-with-witches-and-broomsticks.

witch art exhibit http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20140925-where-do-witches-come-from

Catherine Rider, Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages, OUP Oxford,2006

http://www.witchcraftandwitches.com/index.html

http://www.historyextra.com/witchcraft

http://www.salon.com/2013/10/31/what_witches_have_to_do_with_womens_health/

Sociology of Deviance and witch hunts: <http://agner.org/cultsel/chapt8/>

Questions on Burning Times <http://www.slideshare.net/guest491bb4/critical-thinking-unit-1-question-b-burning-times-1699987>

 

 

My site mentioned;

http://www.slideshare.net/guest491bb4/critical-thinking-unit-1-question-b-burning-times-1699987 as series of questions about burning times (site?)

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/world/81989/Romania-witch-income-tax

 

 

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Ten Theories about the Causes of the Witch Hunts:
ideas by historians about the origins of the Witch Hunts
Ten Common Errors and Myths about the Witch Hunts:
corrections to mistaken ideas people frequently have about the Witch Hunts
Timeline of the Hunts to 1800:
chronology of key events, sources and people involved in the witch hunts
Primary Source: Letters from the Witch Trial of Rebecca Lemp:
a family deals with accusations.
Torture:
a review of torture in the witch hunts and today.
Suffer your own persecution!
Try a witch hunt simulation
:
make choices to survive or not.
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