In Defense of Witches: The Legacy of the Witch Hunts and Why Women Are Still on Trial (Hardcover)

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Centuries after the infamous witch hunts that swept through Europe and America, witches continue to hold a unique fascination for many: as fairy tale villains, practitioners of pagan religion, as well as feminist icons. Witches are both the ultimate victim and the stubborn, elusive rebel. But who were the women who were accused and often killed for witchcraft? What types of women have centuries of terror censored, eliminated, and repressed?

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Mona Chollet's In Defense of Witches is a “brilliant, well-documented” celebration (Le Monde) by an acclaimed French feminist of the witch as a symbol of female rebellion and independence in the face of misogyny and persecution.

Centuries after the infamous witch hunts that swept through Europe and America, witches continue to hold a unique fascination for many: as fairy tale villains, practitioners of pagan religion, as well as feminist icons. Witches are both the ultimate victim and the stubborn, elusive rebel. But who were the women who were accused and often killed for witchcraft? What types of women have centuries of terror censored, eliminated, and repressed?

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ISBN 9781250271419
Length (cm) 14.6000
Width (cm) 3.1000
Height (cm) 21.3000
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Publication Date Mar 8, 2022
Pages (number) 320
Genre N/A
Author Mona Chollet
Signed No
Format Hardcover
Editorial Reviews N/A
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