Paper $22.50 ISBN: 9780226322360 Will Publish July 2018
Cloth $75.00 ISBN: 9780226322223 Will Publish July 2018
An e-book edition will be published.

The Trials of Mrs. K.

Seeking Justice in a World with Witches

Adam Ashforth

The Trials of Mrs. K.

Adam Ashforth

192 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2018
Paper $22.50 ISBN: 9780226322360 Will Publish July 2018
Cloth $75.00 ISBN: 9780226322223 Will Publish July 2018
E-book $22.50 ISBN: 9780226322537 Will Publish July 2018
Contents
Prelude
Introduction

1 The Most Abhorrent Crime
2 The Name of the Witch
3 A Fair Forum?
4 A Witch in the Family
5 The Case of the Kasitos
6 When a Witch Confesses
7 A Child’s Tale
8 Judgment Day for Mrs. K.
9 Human Rights, Norwegians, and the “President of Witches”
10  “Material Dreaming” and the Ways Witchcraft Stories Work
11 Truth and Consequences: The Work of Witchcraft Stories
12 In Defense of Witch Trials
 
Acknowledgments
Appendix 1: The Malawi Journals Project
Appendix 2: Alice_090312
Appendix 3: Bibliographic Essay
Works Cited
Index
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