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Witch-hunting in 1857

This comment on Shashank Sinha's opinion on witch-hunts in Chhotanagpur during the 1857 rebellion (EPW, May 12, 2007)argues that although the witch-hunters declared themselves to be motivated by communitarian religious concerns, personal enmity or material gain were often the motives behind the murder of witches and wizards.
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