We can work on Salem witchcraft trials

How did Salem witchcraft trials reflect attitudes toward women, and the status of women in New England? Why were colonial New Englanders willing to believe the accusations? And finally, what contemporary parallels are there to the Salem witchcraft trials? Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Sample Answer Full Answer Section This question has been answered. […]

We can work on Famous anthropologists who discussed witchcraft

Read to the two brief excerpts from two of the most famous anthropologists who discussed witchcraft: Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard (section IV, pages 7-10) and Marvin Harris (pages 234-240). Evans-Pritchard was a functionalist studying witchcraft in a small-scale African society, while Harris was a neo materialist (aka Marxist) reflecting on the witch craze in late-medieval Europe. […]