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Records of the Salem witch-hunt

Author: Bernard Rosenthal; Gretchen A Adams
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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This book represents the first comprehensive record of all legal documents pertaining to the Salem witch trials, in chronological order. Numerous newly discovered manuscripts, as well as records published in earlier books that were overlooked in other editions, offer a comprehensive narrative account of the events of 1692-93, with supplementary materials stretching as far as the mid-18th century. The book may be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Rosenthal; Gretchen A Adams
ISBN: 9780521661669 0521661668 9781107689619 1107689619
OCLC Number: 147987427
Description: xiv, 996 pages : facsimiles ; 29 cm
Contents: List of facsimile plates --
General introduction / Bernard Rosenthal --
Legal procedures used during the Salem witch trials and a brief history of the published versions of the records / Richard B. Trask --
Linguistic introduction / Peter Grund [and others] --
Editorial principles --
Chronological arrangement / Bernard Rosenthal and Margo Burns --
Records of the Salem witch-hunt.
Responsibility: general editor, Bernard Rosenthal ; associate editors, Gretchen A. Adams [and others] ; project manager, Margo Burns.
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This book offers a comprehensive record of legal documents written in 1692 and 1693 in connection with the Salem witch trials.  Read more...

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'Few events of American history continue to grip our imagination as does the Salem witchcraft outbreak of 1692. This monumental new work of collaborative historical scholarship presents nearly a Read more...

 
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