restricted access   Volume 4, Number 1, Summer 2009

Table of Contents

From: Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft

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Better than Magic: Cornelius Agrippa and Lazzarellian Hermetism

pp. 1-25

Remaking Magic: The “Wizard of the North” and Contested Magical Mentalities in the Mid-Nineteenth Century Magic Show

pp. 26-51

Forum: Witchcraft in Early Modern Germany


pp. 52-53

Prelude: Early Witch-Hunting in Germany and Switzerland

pp. 54-61

The Political Aspects of the German Witch Hunts

pp. 62-81

Urban Witch Trials

pp. 82-89

Witchcraft Studies from the Perspective of Women’s and Gender History: A Report on Recent Research

pp. 90-99

Book Reviews

Beyond the Witch Trials: Witchcraft and Magic in Enlightenment Europe, and: Witchcraft Continued: Popular Magic in Modern Europe (review)

pp. 100-104

Under the Devil’s Spell: Witches, Sorcerers, and the Inquisition in Renaissance Italy (review)

pp. 104-107

The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus: Hermeticism from Ancient to Modern Times (review)

pp. 107-109

Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: “How Sister Ursula was Once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice” (review)

pp. 109-111

Wörterbuch des Aberglaubens (review)

pp. 111-114

The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery (review)

pp. 114-117

Astrologie und Öffentlichkeit im Mittelalter (review)

pp. 117-119

Laboratories of Faith: Mesmerism, Spiritism, and Occultism in Modern France (review)

pp. 119-122

Distilling Knowledge: Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Scientific Revolution (review)

pp. 123-124

The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663 (review)

pp. 124-125

Contemporary Witch-Hunting in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya (review)

pp. 126-127

Folter und Hexenprozess: Die strafrechtliche Spruchpraxis der Juristenfakultät Rostock im 17. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 128-130