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Thinking with demons

the idea of witchcraft in early modern Europe

by Stuart Clark

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Witchcraft -- Europe -- History,
    • Europe -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [687]-772) and index.

      StatementStuart Clark.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1584.E9 C57 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 827 p. :
      Number of Pages827
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL979554M
      ISBN 100198200013
      LC Control Number96016982


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Rather than focus on witchcraft itself, Clark writes about the idea of witchcraft; he concludes that the concept of witchcraft was an integral Cited by: This is a work of fundamental importance for our understanding of the intellectual and cultural history of early modern Europe. This book offers a new interpretation of the witchcraft beliefs of European intellectuals based on their publications in the field of demonology, and shows how these beliefs fitted rationally with many other views current in Europe between the 15th and.

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Thinking with Demons continues with the examination of women and their relationship to criminal behavior, as was introduced in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany by Ulinka Rublack.

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Review of Thinking with Demons, by Stuart Clark. History Today, JulyJeremy Black describes Thinking with Demons as a study of constructions of witchcraft (59). He comments on some of the religious aspects of the text and then goes on to summarize the book and conclude that Clark has read widely and is up to date with critical works.

Thinking with Demons focusses on what intellectuals said about witchcraft and demons during the witch-hunt era (). In some ways the topic is much bigger than witchcraft since demons were central to how early modern.

This massive and rich book is brimming with suggestions for future researchers. Clark's bibliography is itself a contribution to witchcraft scholarship. Thinking with Demons will become a classic. * Richard M Golden, Religious Studies Review, No 2, April * This is intellectual history at its : His Thinking with Demons, which runs to over eight hundred large, closely printed, The book blends a variety of theoretical approaches, ranging from Thomas Kuhn to Michel Foucault, but Clark primarily utilizes a post-structural approach to interpret the language of demonology.

He addresses language in his opening chapter, but the entire 5/5(1). book of illustrations only. It is a great reference book (I'm thinking of Demonologists, practitioners of witchcraft, artists, historians, etc.).

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This book began as an attempt to fill a gap in historical treatments of witchcraft in early modern Europe. By the early s modern studies of most aspects of the subject were fast appearing but no sustained attempt had yet been made to reconsider the views of the many intellectuals--clergymen, theologians, lawyers, physicians, natural philosophers, and the like--who published.

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