'This is an excellent collection of academic essays on various aspects of early modern Scottish witchcraft...Highly recommended as a serious research book for anyone who is interested in historical witch beliefs and practices in Scotland.' - The Cauldron
Shortlisted for the 2008 Katharine Briggs Folklore Award
About the Author
JULIAN GOODARE is a Reader in Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Among his books are The Government of Scotland, 1560-1625
(2004) and (edited) The Scottish Witch-Hunt in Context
(2002). He was Director of the online Survey of Scottish Witchcraft.
LAUREN MARTIN received her Ph.D. in Anthropology and History with a thesis and several publications on Scottish witchcraft, gender, and early modern social organisation and culture. Currently she is the Director of Research for a small, urban, social justice and change organization in Minneapolis, Minnesota where, among other things, she is the project director and lead researcher on the Prostitution Project.
JOYCE MILLER is a researcher and part-time lecturer in Scottish History. She has taught introductory courses in Scottish History, as well as a number of specialised topics including witchcraft and belief and has written several articles and books. Currently, she is a historical researcher for an oral history project in Edinburgh.