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Europe's Inner Demons: The Demonization of Christians in Medieval Christendom

Europe's Inner Demons: The Demonization of Christians in Medieval Christendom

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By (author) Norman Cohn

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  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Format: Paperback | 274 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 213mm x 18mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 15 January 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Chicago, IL
  • ISBN 10: 0226113078
  • ISBN 13: 9780226113074
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised ed.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 900,870

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Europe's Inner Demons is a fascinating history of the irrational need to imagine witches and an investigation of how those fantasies made the persecutions of the middle ages possible. In addition, Norman Cohn's discovery that some influential sources on European witch trials were forgeries has revolutionized the field of witchcraft, making this one of the most essential books ever written on the subject.

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Norman Cohn is the author of many books including "Noah's Flood: The Genesis Storyin Western Thought" and "Warrent for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion."

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"Europe's Inner Demons" is a fascinating history of the irrational need to imagine witches and an investigation of how those fantasies made the persecutions of the middle ages possible. In addition, Norman Cohn's discovery that some influential sources on European witch trials were forgeries has revolutionized the field of witchcraft, making this one of the most essential books ever written on the subject.