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Witchcraft in Early Modern England: Microforms

This is a guide to researching witchcraft in early modern England in the M.S.U. Libraries. It is also useful for researching American witchcraft in Salem, Mass.


Witchcraft in Europe and America, film set number 18785.  In Remote Storage; e-mail to request.  104 reels of rare and significant primary and secondary sources on witchcraft. Covers the subject from various perspectives, demonology, theology, canon and civil law, narratives, eyewitness accounts, history, literature, science, medicine, works by penologists (who administered torture), exposes of persecution, anti-persecution writings, transcripts of trials and exorcisms. Materials date from 15th-early 20th centuries, with emphasis on the 16th-18th centuries, including Salem. Guide to the set in microcopy guides section in Microforms, Z 6878 f.W8 R47 1983.

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