From TRANSLATIONS AND REPRINTS FROM THE ORIGINAL SOURCES OF EUROPEAN HISTORY. VOL. III. No. 4.
Edited by George L. Burr.
This is a survey of primary sources for the history of the
Written late in the 19th Century,
this collection epitomizes
pre-Murray scholarship on this subject.
It doesn't attempt any analysis of the roots of the phenomena other than
clerical abuse and mass insanity.
Most importantly, these texts give insight into the cascading paranoia
which characterizes witch hunts of any historical period.
Table of Contents.
I. The Theory of Witch-Persecution.
II. The Beginnings of the Witch-Persecutions.
III. The Witch-Persecution at Trier.
IV. The Witch-Persecution at Bonn.
V. The Witch-Persecution in Scotland.
VI. The Witch-Persecution at Bamberg.
VII. The Witch-Persecution at Würzburg.
VIII. The Methods of the Witch-Persecutions.
IX. Select Bibliography.