Broomsticks and Politics
A. J. Loftin reviews a history of witch-hunting, concluding that "If witches existed, John Demos would have found them."
THE ENEMY WITHIN:
2,000 Years of Witch-Hunting in the Western World.
By John Demos. Viking. 318 pp. $25.95
If witches existed, John Demos would have found them.
He has been hunting them for the better part of five decades, first as a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Harvard in the 1960s, then as a...