Witch Hunts

Witch Hunts

From Salem to Guantanamo Bay

Book - 2007
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Ce livre historique peut contenir de nombreuses coquilles et du texte manquant. Les acheteurs peuvent generalement telecharger une copie gratuite scannee du livre original (sans les coquilles) aupres de l'editeur. Non reference. Non illustre. 1915 edition. Extrait: ...and efficiency; and in juxtaposition, 60 per cent, in disaster, defeats, and discouragements. The Hapsburgs have never learned, it seems, how to rule their many nationalities successfully. There are two races in Canada, the English and the French. If the Canadian Government had treated its citizens of French origin in the same rough-shod manner as Vienna has treated the Bohemians, or Budapest the Slovaks, Serbs, or Rumuns, she would have made rebels of every one of them, instead of loyal citizens. The Swiss Republic is the home of three races, French, German, and Italian, and yet we hear of no racial friction among them. And when and where did the national, state, or city government in the United States interfere when this or that people of foreign origin desired to build a school or establish a clubhouse? Years ago T. G. Masaryk, a prominent Bohemian deputy, delivered a scathing denunciation in parliament, in which he took the government to task for its anti-Slavic policy. "Extirpate, Germanize, that is and has been the favorite policy of the government for decades," said Masaryk. "Extirpate whom? The Slavs, of course, and first among them the Bohemians. A nation as vigorous and virile as our Bohemian nation is bound, if persecuted, to seek and find new outlets for its surplus energy. And if, while this process is going on, we succeed in reclaiming some of the ground that had been wrested from our forefathers, it is but a law of compensation and the Germans should not claim that we are encroaching on their domain, which they claim belongs to them. We shall never rest content if we are only tolerated in Austria; we demand the right to be treated as equals with the rest of the citizens of...
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2007
ISBN: 9780773531864
Branch Call Number: 323.49 Rap 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xii, 311 p


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Mar 20, 2013

This book gives really good insite to a lot of american and france trials and a lot of information about were witchcraft started and were it is in modern day. It doesn't give a lot of information on any other areas though so if you want a very wide range of places were witchcraft was this isn't the best book for that but overall I found it okay.

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