Witchcraft in Europe and America

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

This archive on witchcraft includes texts dating from the 15th century to the early 20th century. The majority of the material concerns the so-called "classic period" of the 16th to 18th centuries. In addition to these classic texts, the archive includes:

  • Anti-persecution writings
  • Works by penologists
  • Legal and church documents
  • Exposés of persecutions
  • Philosophical writings
  • Transcripts of trials
  • Exorcisms

The majority of these texts, sourced from the Cornell University library, are in Latin, English and German, although there are also selected items in French, Italian, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch and Spanish.

Collections in this archive: 

  • Witchcraft in Europe and America
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1500-1930
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11641
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects
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Last modified: 06/29/2012