Other Courses on the Witch Hunts

Sites with much useful information

Pavlac, Brian A. "HIST/WMST 444 The Witch Hunts 1400-1800." King's College, Wilkes-Barre (Fall 2008) <http://departments.kings.edu/history/hist444.html>.
The course behind these witch pages, a syllabus with links to different parts of the site and around the web.   

Parish, Helen. "Approaches to History:  Witches and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe: The Malleus Maleficarum." University of Reading (Fall 2004) <http://www.personal.rdg.ac.uk/~lhs99hlp/approaches.htm>.
Syllabus with useful links to other courses, sources, and articles.  

Booth, Roy. "EN3012 Witchcraft and Drama." Royal Holloway, University of London (2004) <http://personal.rhul.ac.uk/uhle/001/EN3012.htm> .  
Many links to visual and written sources. 

Luttmer, Frank. "History 260: Special Topics The History of the Devil" (Winter Semester 2000)<http://history.hanover.edu/courses/260w00lu.html>.  Some material on witches.

Monheit, Michael L. "HISTORY 343 Witchcraft and Magic in Earl Modern Europe.University of South Alabama (Summer 2003) <http://www.southalabama.edu/history/faculty/monheit/WTCH-SUMMER2003.SYL.pdf>.
Simple syllabus and schedule.  

Mulligan, Sean.  "Philosophy 145: Metaphysics and Epistemology of Witchcraft." The Unversity of Western Ontario (April 2005) <http://instruct.uwo.ca/philosophy/145e/witchcraft%20COVER%20PAGE.htm>.
Some links and resources, but most valuable are the extensive lecture notes in rtf format.  See also his Witch Hunts in the Modern Era <http://instruct.uwo.ca/mit/376g/course_info_376.htm>.

Lansing, Carol. "History 4B." The University of California, Santa Barbara (Winter 2005) <http://www.history.ucsb.edu/faculty/lansing/classes/hist4b/materials/Week9.pdf>.
Selection of witch readings as part of a larger survey course.  

 

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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.
link to index