Witch hunts : from Salem to Guantanamo Bay /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rapley, Robert, 1926-
Format: eBook
Published: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, Ã2007
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Witches and fear of the devil
  • The Bamberg and Wurzburg witch hunts, 1626-1630
  • The characteristics of a witch hunt
  • The devil in Loudun
  • The arbitrary terror of a witch hunt
  • The Salem witches
  • Hysteria set loose.
  • pt. 2. The Dreyfus affair
  • If it walks like a duck
  • The Scottsboro boys
  • The witch hunters
  • The Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven
  • Poer, secrecy, and the witch hunt.
  • pt. 3. America after 9/11
  • The president
  • Muslim fears
  • Guantanamo Bay
  • Torture, rendition, and "ghost prisoners"
  • The case of Maher Arat
  • The shape of things to come.