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The Salem witch trials : a reference guide

Author: K David Goss
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a broad overview of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, providing information on the factors that led to the trials, their impact on American history, early interpretations of the trials, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K David Goss
ISBN: 9780313320958 0313320950
OCLC Number: 166390614
Description: xviii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The origins of Puritan belief in witchcraft --
The accusations --
Early interpretations of the Salem witch trials --
Contemporary interpretations of the Salem witchcraft episode --
The impact of the Salem witch trials on later generations.
Responsibility: K. David Goss.
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