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HIST 4196: Magic and Witchcraft in Europe: Option A

This guide will introduce you to resources for completing either option of your research assignment.


Subject Headings

Use the following to search by subject in the catalog and databases to locate materials on your topic:

Witchcraft -- England-- History 
Trials (Witchcraft) history 
Trials (Witchcraft) Europe -- history 
Witchcraft -- Europe -- History 
Witchcraft -- Social aspects -- Europe 
Witch hunting -- Historiography
Warlocks -- Europe  -- History 
Werewolves -- Europe  -- History 
Witches -- Europe  --- History 
Demonology -- Social aspects -- Europe 
Demonology -- Europe  -- History 
Magic - Europe  - History
Trials (witchcraft)

To search for a person as a subject enter their name Last Name, First name

If you are interested in the legal context: 
Criminal law - [name of country] - history 
Criminal procedure - [name of country] -- history 
Evidence (Law) -- [name of country] -- History 
Criminal Justice, Administration of -- [name of country] -- History

Further paths which might be fruitful:

Moral panics
Deviant behavior -- History 
Conformity -- History 
Social control -- History 
Persecution -- History


Not sure where to even start finding a primary source? In addition to the resources below, you may also want to check out the resources on the Option B page. Secondary sources can be a great resource for finding primary sources since many will cite them in their references.

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