The witch-hunt in early modern Europe by Brian P. Levack

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Published by Pearson/Longman in Harlow, England, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Witchcraft -- Europe -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementBrian P. Levack.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1571 .L48 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22729886M
ISBN 100582419018
ISBN 109780582419018

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