Wolfgang Behringer

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Wolfgang Behringer (born July 17, 1956 in Munich) is a German historian specialising in the witchcraft beliefs of Early Modern Europe. He has worked at both the University of Munich and the University of Bonn as well as published multiple books. He is the author of the book Shaman of Oberstdorf.[1] He also authored A Cultural History of Climate. First published in German in 2000, it was translated into English in 2009.[2] Since 2003 Behringer teaches at Saarland University.


  1. ^ Johnson, Trevor (2001). "Review of Shaman of Oberstdorf". The American Historical Review. 106 (2). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. pp. 664–665. JSTOR 2651764. 
  2. ^ Hulme, Mike (2009): Review: A Cultural History of Climate Reviews in History