xiii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -262) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
In Brunswick, near Hannover City Anatomy of a crime A girl, purportedly a maiden Family values Common repute, women and neighbors Corpus delicti Knowledgeable women, the midwive's tale Legal maneuvering and the question of torture Terror, torture, and Grethe Schmidt Case for a defense Not even a sow, the case for Grethe The thick wilderness of lies The way to a confession "Even to the devil himself" Conclusion: many vigorous enemies.
KK8370 .M94 2011
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