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Witchcraft prosecutions in Essex, 1560-1680

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a sociological analysis
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The purpose of this thesis is to consider the connections between witchcraft prosecutions and other social phenomena. A single county and a limited period of time have been chosen so that a study in depth can be made. W.Notestein's History of Witchcraft in England 1558-1718 (Washington, 1911) had already surveyed English witchcraft beliefs at a general level and the various works by C.L. Ewen, particularly his Witch Hunting and Witch Trials (1929), had shown that there w...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1967
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602325258
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uuid:1ffd2745-1cc7-4058-a781-5161cfd3866c
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English
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