Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800 by Wanda Wyporska
Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800 by Wanda Wyporska
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Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800

This comprehensive study examines Polish demonology in relation to witchcraft trials in Wielkopolska, revealing the witch as a force for both good and evil. It explores the use of witchcraft, the nature of accusations and the role of gender.

Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland 1500-1800 by Wanda Wyporska is a comprehensive study that examines Polish demonology in relation to witchcraft trials in Wielkopolska (Greater Poland, a historical region of west-central Poland), revealing the witch as a force for both good and evil. It explores the use of witchcraft, the nature of accusations and the role of gender.

 

See also: Witchcraft and Demonology in Hungary and Transylvania

Published Year

2013

Page Count

245

ISBN

9781349281930

Author

Wanda Wyporska

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan