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Early Modern History Scholar Lyndal Roper

Mark Roseman interviews Australian historian and academic Lyndal Roper.

Lyndal Roper

Lyndal Roper is the one of the most respected scholars of early modern history on both sides of the Atlantic.

A pioneering scholar of witchcraft, Roper is the first woman to hold the prestigious Regius Chair of History at Oxford University, a post appointed by the Crown.

Her books include Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany, The Witch in the Western Imagination, and The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg. Her latest book is Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet.

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