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Villages in states across the country have reported horrific incidents of witch hunting.
Pratibha Brahma (picture), a social activist in Kokrajhar, who has for long documented and campaigned against witch hunting, attributes its continuation to toothless laws and poor health facilities available in the interiors of the BTC.
Brahma also blames witch hunting on property disputes.
This Augsburg story (the substance of which has already appeared in Past and Present) is an example of what could happen when intense witch hunting was subsiding, and Witch Craze is an important contribution to the question of the end of witch hunting (there is nothing on its beginning).
It is a major work which must be read, not only by those interested in witch hunting in Germany, but by those in related fields.
Witch Hunting in Southwestern Germany, 1562-1684: The Social and Intellectural Foundations.
Following earlier scholars, Willis differentiates English witch hunting from its Continental, Scottish, and American varieties.