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CL 512 Constructing Strangeness: Witches, Ghosts and Vampires (1500-2000)

Course guide to support CL 512: Constructing Strangeness: Witches, Ghosts and Vampires (1500-2000) taught by Prof. Gerhild Williams (Spring 2011)

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History of Vampires

Witch Craze

Prof. Courtenay Raia from UCLA lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. She examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science fitted elements that came eventually to be seen as magical.

This lecture focuses on the Witch Craze. In particular, go to 34 minutes into the lecture.

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