- Simon Lemieux (lots of regional case studies in '...Bloodbath of the Innocents'
- Robin Briggs (and 'from below')
- Wolfgang Behringer
- Brian Levack (reached a structural interpretation of the hunts by adopting a regional approach)
- Alisand Rowlands
- Gustav Henningsen
- Eva Pocs
- debunks the myth of a 'typical' witch-hunt
- regional explanations do not impose a false "homogeneity on the past"
- regional studies considered the only way the Annales could reach their total explanations