Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany New edition
By (author) Lyndal Roper
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Witch Craze by Lyndal Roper
Book DescriptionIn the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, thousands of women confessed to being witches and were put to death. This book is a gripping account of the pursuit, interrogation, torture, and burning of witches, particularly in Germany, as well as a deeper exploration of the psychology of witch-hunting in modern culture. "[A] brilliant piece of investigative history."--The Guardian "This ambitious and subtle book is testament not only to Roper's skill in excavating stories from the German archives, but also to her imagination and determination in reading between the lines of examinations and confessions...Compelling, courageous and inspirational."--Malcolm Gaskill, Journal of the Historical Association
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300119831
(235mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lyndal Roper
Martin Luther, Hardback (June 2016)
When Martin Luther nailed a sheet of paper to the church door of a small university town on 31 October 1517, he set off a process that changed the Western world for ever. Luther's ideas spread like wildfire. In this historical biography, the author reveals the often contradictory psychological forces that drove Luther forward.
Landlords, Peasants and Politics in Medieval England, Paperback (November 2006)
The articles in this book are reprinted from the journal Past and Present.
Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution, Paperback (November 2005)
A re-evaluation and critique of one of the most important episodes of the 'English Revolution'.
Origins of the English Gentry, Paperback (October 2005)» View all books by Lyndal Roper
A sustained attempt to explore the 13th-14th century origins of the English gentry.
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Author Biography - Lyndal Roper
Lyndal Roper is professor of history at the University of Oxford and a fellow of Balliol College.
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