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The History of Witchcraft

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A weekly Society, Culture and History podcast featuring Samuel Hume
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Witches didn't exist, and yet thousands of people were executed for the crime of witchcraft. Why? The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators.
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55 episodes
A fun podcast on, well, you can tell what it's about, right? It's a narrow subject, in a way, but it's a nice look at a phenomenon that crossed many countries and time periods, so a little bit different from how most podcasts are organized. The
It was just too dry for me. I quit after about 16 episodes.
Well researched and well presented!
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