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Witchcraft Accusations in Nineteenth - and Twentieth - Century Europe

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Witchcraft Accusations in Nineteenth - and Twentieth - Century Europe. / Davies, Owen.

The Routledge History of Witchcraft. ed. / Johannes Dillinger. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2019. p. 289-298.

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Davies O. Witchcraft Accusations in Nineteenth - and Twentieth - Century Europe. In Dillinger J, editor, The Routledge History of Witchcraft. 1st ed. Routledge. 2019. p. 289-298

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Davies, Owen. / Witchcraft Accusations in Nineteenth - and Twentieth - Century Europe. The Routledge History of Witchcraft. editor / Johannes Dillinger. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2019. pp. 289-298

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