Drawing on wide range of legal documents from the seventeenth-century, this book contains quantitative and qualitative analyses of witchcraft trials in Scotland and Finnmark, Norway. Attention is drawn towards the voices of the accused persons, the witnesses, and the law.
Liv Helene Willumsen, Ph. D. (2008) in History, University of Edinburgh, is Professor of History at the Department of History and Religious Studies, University of Tromso. Her recent publications include Witchcraft Trials in Finnmark, Northern Norway (2010) and the exhibition texts at Steilneset Memorial.