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Science and Witchcraft  

Peter Elmer

Print publication date:
Mar 2013
Online publication date:
May 2013
This article discusses the role played by science in changing the notions about witchcraft. For almost 250 years, the idea that the march of modern science was responsible for ending the ... More

The Science of Destruction: Terrorism and Technology in the Nineteenth Century  

Simon Werrett

Online publication date:
Jan 2014
This chapter surveys the evolution of chemical and mechanical weapons used by terrorists between the late eighteenth and early twentieth centuries, ranging from the diabolical contraptions ... More