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The last Witch of Langenburg. Murder in a German Village. - Robisheaux, Thomas
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[EAN: 9780393065510], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: W.W. Norton & Comp.; NY; London,], LANGENBURG / BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG; HEXENPROZESS, History|Europe|Germany|General, History|Modern|17th Century, 427 S.; Abb.; 8°. Gutes Ex. - In Englisch. - INHALT : Death on Shrove Tuesday -- The Autopsy -- A Confusing and Suspicious Affair -- Warding Off Evil -- A Secret Crime? -- The Outsider -- Sorcery at the Mill -- Wider Conspiracies -- Satan in the Heart? -- A Daughter's Betrayal -- A Mother's Revenge? -- Corpus Delicti -- A Question of Poison -- Impasse -- Politics -- A Vengeful Heart -- Poor Sinner -- Ruin -- Stories. // It is 1672 in the small German town of Langenburg. On the night of the festive holiday of Shrove Tuesday, Anna Fessler, a young mother, dies suddenly after eating one of her neighbor's buttery cakes. The town immediately begins to wonder: was the cake poisoned? Not long after Fessler's death, her neighbors and the court magistrates become convinced that another villager, Anna Schmieg, is ensnared by the devil. Rumors of widespread witchcraft sweep across the .area. Arrested for Fessler's murder, Schmieg, the wife of the local miller, and her daughter become caught up in a high-stakes drama leading to charges of sorcery against their family and others. Drawing on vivid court documents, eyewitness accounts, and an unusually early autopsy report, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings the story of one of the last European witch panics to life, unraveling the complex set of motivations, beliefs, and fears, that lay behind this accusation. The texture of day-to-day life and the terror that the witch trial engendered are fully rendered in novelistic detail. The Last Witch of Langenburg examines the collision of old and new worlds and portrays an entire world caught between superstition and modernity. (Verlagstext) ISBN 9780393065510 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 Fadengehefteter Originalpappband mit Schutzumschlag.

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427 S.; Abb.; 8°. Fadengehefteter Originalpappband mit Schutzumschlag. Gutes Ex. - In Englisch. - INHALT : Death on Shrove Tuesday -- The Autopsy -- A Confusing and Suspicious Affair -- Warding Off Evil -- A Secret Crime? -- The Outsider -- Sorcery at the Mill -- Wider Conspiracies -- Satan in the Heart? -- A Daughter's Betrayal -- A Mother's Revenge? -- Corpus Delicti -- A Question of Poison -- Impasse -- Politics -- A Vengeful Heart -- Poor Sinner -- Ruin -- Stories. // It is 1672 in the small German town of Langenburg. On the night of the festive holiday of Shrove Tuesday, Anna Fessler, a young mother, dies suddenly after eating one of her neighbor's buttery cakes. The town immediately begins to wonder: was the cake poisoned? Not long after Fessler's death, her neighbors and the court magistrates become convinced that another villager, Anna Schmieg, is ensnared by the devil. Rumors of widespread witchcraft sweep across the .area. Arrested for Fessler's murder, Schmieg, the wife of the local miller, and her daughter become caught up in a high-stakes drama leading to charges of sorcery against their family and others. Drawing on vivid court documents, eyewitness accounts, and an unusually early autopsy report, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings the story of one of the last European witch panics to life, unraveling the complex set of motivations, beliefs, and fears, that lay behind this accusation. The texture of day-to-day life and the terror that the witch trial engendered are fully rendered in novelistic detail. The Last Witch of Langenburg examines the collision of old and new worlds and portrays an entire world caught between superstition and modernity. (Verlagstext) ISBN 9780393065510 Versand D: 3,00 EUR Langenburg / Baden-Württemberg; Hexenprozeß, [PU:W.W. Norton & Comp.; NY; London,]

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[PU: W.W. Norton & Comp. NY London], 427 S. Abb. 8. Fadengehefteter Originalpappband mit Schutzumschlag.Gutes Ex. - In Englisch. - INHALT : Death on Shrove Tuesday -- The Autopsy -- A Confusing and Suspicious Affair -- Warding Off Evil -- A Secret Crime? -- The Outsider -- Sorcery at the Mill -- Wider Conspiracies -- Satan in the Heart? -- A Daughter's Betrayal -- A Mother's Revenge? -- Corpus Delicti -- A Question of Poison -- Impasse -- Politics -- A Vengeful Heart -- Poor Sinner -- Ruin -- Stories. // It is 1672 in the small German town of Langenburg. On the night of the festive holiday of Shrove Tuesday, Anna Fessler, a young mother, dies suddenly after eating one of her neighbor's buttery cakes. The town immediately begins to wonder: was the cake poisoned? Not long after Fessler's death, her neighbors and the court magistrates become convinced that another villager, Anna Schmieg, is ensnared by the devil. Rumors of widespread witchcraft sweep across the .area. Arrested for Fessler's murder, Schmieg, the wife of the local miller, and her daughter become caught up in a high-stakes drama leading to charges of sorcery against their family and others. Drawing on vivid court documents, eyewitness accounts, and an unusually early autopsy report, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings the story of one of the last European witch panics to life, unraveling the complex set of motivations, beliefs, and fears, that lay behind this accusation. The texture of day-to-day life and the terror that the witch trial engendered are fully rendered in novelistic detail. The Last Witch of Langenburg examines the collision of old and new worlds and portrays an entire world caught between superstition and modernity. (Verlagstext) ISBN 9780393065510, [SC: 2.00], gebraucht gut, gewerbliches Angebot, [GW: 700g]

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W.W. Norton & Comp, NY; London, 427 S.; Abb.; 8°. Fadengehefteter Originalpappband mit Schutzumschlag. Gutes Ex. - In Englisch. - INHALT : Death on Shrove Tuesday -- The Autopsy -- A Confusing and Suspicious Affair -- Warding Off Evil -- A Secret Crime? -- The Outsider -- Sorcery at the Mill -- Wider Conspiracies -- Satan in the Heart? -- A Daughter`s Betrayal -- A Mother`s Revenge? -- Corpus Delicti -- A Question of Poison -- Impasse -- Politics -- A Vengeful Heart -- Poor Sinner -- Ruin -- Stories. // It is 1672 in the small German town of Langenburg. On the night of the festive holiday of Shrove Tuesday, Anna Fessler, a young mother, dies suddenly after eating one of her neighbor`s buttery cakes. The town immediately begins to wonder: was the cake poisoned? Not long after Fessler`s death, her neighbors and the court magistrates become convinced that another villager, Anna Schmieg, is ensnared by the devil. Rumors of widespread witchcraft sweep across the .area. Arrested for Fessler`s murder, Schmieg, the wife of the local miller, and her daughter become caught up in a high-stakes drama leading to charges of sorcery against their family and others. Drawing on vivid court documents, eyewitness accounts, and an unusually early autopsy report, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings the story of one of the last European witch panics to life, unraveling the complex set of motivations, beliefs, and fears, that lay behind this accusation. The texture of day-to-day life and the terror that the witch trial engendered are fully rendered in novelistic detail. The Last Witch of Langenburg examines the collision of old and new worlds and portrays an entire world caught between superstition and modernity. (Verlagstext) ISBN 9780393065510Belletristik [Langenburg / Baden-Württemberg; Hexenprozeß] 2009, [PU: W. W. Norton]

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W.W. Norton & Comp, NY; London, 427 S.; Abb.; 8°. Fadengehefteter Originalpappband mit Schutzumschlag. Gutes Ex. - In Englisch. - INHALT : Death on Shrove Tuesday -- The Autopsy -- A Confusing and Suspicious Affair -- Warding Off Evil -- A Secret Crime? -- The Outsider -- Sorcery at the Mill -- Wider Conspiracies -- Satan in the Heart? -- A Daughter's Betrayal -- A Mother's Revenge? -- Corpus Delicti -- A Question of Poison -- Impasse -- Politics -- A Vengeful Heart -- Poor Sinner -- Ruin -- Stories. // It is 1672 in the small German town of Langenburg. On the night of the festive holiday of Shrove Tuesday, Anna Fessler, a young mother, dies suddenly after eating one of her neighbor's buttery cakes. The town immediately begins to wonder: was the cake poisoned? Not long after Fessler's death, her neighbors and the court magistrates become convinced that another villager, Anna Schmieg, is ensnared by the devil. Rumors of widespread witchcraft sweep across the .area. Arrested for Fessler's murder, Schmieg, the wife of the local miller, and her daughter become caught up in a high-stakes drama leading to charges of sorcery against their family and others. Drawing on vivid court documents, eyewitness accounts, and an unusually early autopsy report, historian Thomas Robisheaux brings the story of one of the last European witch panics to life, unraveling the complex set of motivations, beliefs, and fears, that lay behind this accusation. The texture of day-to-day life and the terror that the witch trial engendered are fully rendered in novelistic detail. The Last Witch of Langenburg examines the collision of old and new worlds and portrays an entire world caught between superstition and modernity. (Verlagstext) ISBN 9780393065510Belletristik [Langenburg / Baden-Württemberg; Hexenprozeß] 2009, [PU: W. W. Norton]

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The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a German Village
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Robisheaux, Thomas

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The Last Witch of Langenburg: Murder in a German Village

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9780393065510

On the night of a festive holiday in 1672, a young mother died in agony. Was it a natural death, murder--or witchcraft? Drawing on vivid court documents, eyewitness accounts, and an early autopsy report, historian Robisheaux explores one of Europe's last witch panics. 22 illustrations, 3 maps.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780393065510
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0393065510
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: W W NORTON & CO
427 Pages
Weight: 0,612 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780393065510

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0-393-06551-0, 978-0-393-06551-0

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