Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, 1563 - 1736

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Depositor dc.contributor Macdonald, Stuart
Funder dc.contributor.other ESRC - Economic and Social Research Council
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial Scotland
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial UK
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial UNITED KINGDOM
Data Creator dc.creator Goodare, Julian
Data Creator dc.creator Yeoman, Louise
Data Creator dc.creator Martin, Lauren
Data Creator dc.creator Miller, Joyce
Date Accessioned dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-18T16:05:37Z
Date Available dc.date.available 2010-08-18T16:05:37Z
Date Issued dc.date.issued 2010-08-18
Citation dc.identifier.citation Goodare, Julian; Yeoman, Louise; Martin, Lauren; Miller, Joyce. (2014). Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, 1563 - 1736, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of History, Classics and Archaeology.. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/100.
Permanent Identifier dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10283/45
Permanent Identifier dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/100
Dataset Description (abstract) dc.description.abstract The Survey of Scottish Witchcraft is the result of a two-year project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), grant no. R000239234. The primary goal of the project was to create a database of people accused of witchcraft in Scotland between 1563 and 1736. The database was designed to enable the public and academic researchers to examine biographical and social information about accused witches; cultural and sociological patterns of witchcraft belief and accusation; community, ecclesiastical and legal procedures of investigation and trial, national and regional variations; and the chronology and geography of witchcraft accusation and prosecution.
Dataset Description (TOC) dc.description.tableofcontents *.txt are the 38 Unicode (UTF-8) text database tables. witches_schema.sql is the SQL schema for the Witchcraft database. witchcraft_survey_2003v.mdb is the MS Access 2003 Witchcraft survey database. Witchcraftsurvey_download.pdf is the database documentaiton and description file.
Language dc.language.iso eng
Publisher dc.publisher University of Edinburgh. School of History, Classics and Archaeology.
Rights dc.rights Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all material is copyright © The University of Edinburgh
Source dc.source http://webdb.ucs.ed.ac.uk/witches/
Subject dc.subject Magic
Subject dc.subject Sorcery
Subject dc.subject Necromancy
Subject dc.subject Witchcraft
Subject Classification dc.subject.classification Research Subject Categories::Historical and Philosophical studies::Scottish History
Title dc.title Survey of Scottish Witchcraft, 1563 - 1736
Type dc.type Dataset


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witchcraft_survey__2003v.mdb 10.59Mb application/msaccess Download Scottish Witchcraft Survey database
Witchcraftsurvey_download.pdf 642.2Kb PDF Download Scottish Witchcraft Survey Database documentation and description file
witches_schema.sql 37.39Kb application/x-sql Download Scottish Witchcraft Survey SQL database schema
witches_tables.zip 1.320Mb application/zip Download Scottish Witchcraft Survey winzipped Unicode database tables

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  • Scottish History
    Scottish History is one of the five subject areas of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

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