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Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction

Malcolm Gaskill.

March 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Social History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Gender and Sexuality; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 168 pages.

Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction explores why witches still feature so heavily in our cultures and consciousness. From childhood most of us develop a sense of the...

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Women and the Catholic Church in Colonial Brazil

Carole A. Myscofski.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion; History of Gender and Sexuality. 8015 words.

Women in colonial Brazil (1500–1822) were affected by the presence of the Portuguese Roman Catholic Church in nearly every dimension of their lives. The Catholic Church dominated the...

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