Cover

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pp. 1-3

Title Page

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pp. 4-4

Copyright Page

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pp. 5-5

Table of Contents

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pp. v-6

Translator’s Acknowledgements

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pp. vi-7

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Translator’s Introduction

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pp. vii-xxxvi

In the late 1620s a wave of witch-hunts swept across large areas of Germany. Their ferocity rivaled anything that Germany, which had already endured the very worst excesses of the European witchhunts, had ever seen. Although Protestant areas were also affected, the regions that suffered the most trials and executions were the...

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Notes on the Translation

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pp. xxxvii-xxxviii

This translation is based on the second edition of the Cautio Criminalis, which corrected many of the errors of the first. I have tried to keep notes to the minimum necessary for the general reader’s comprehension. For full notes identifying all of Spee’s sources, the reader...

Cautio Criminalis, or a Book on Witch Trials

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pp. 1-228

Index

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pp. 229-233

Studies in Early Modern German History

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pp. 273-273