Detestable and wicked arts : New England and witchcraft in the early modern Atlantic world (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Detestable and wicked arts : New England and witchcraft in the early modern Atlantic world

Author: Paul Benjamin Moyer
Publisher: Ithaca Cornell University Press 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, PDF
Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Benjamin Moyer
ISBN: 9781501751059 1501751050
OCLC Number: 1231961444
Description: xiv, 276 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Introduction: The Devil in New England1. "Hanged for a Witch": Witch-Hunting in New England before 16702. "Being Instigated by the Devil": The Crime of Witchcraft3. "A Forward, Discontented Frame of Spirit": The New England Witch4. "The More Women, the More Witches": Gender and Witchcraft5. "There Was Some Mischief in It": The Social Context of Witchcraft6. "Very Awful and Amazing": Witch Panics and the Bewitched7. "According to God's Law": Witch-Hunting as a Judicial ProcessConclusion: The Case of Ann Burt and Witch-Hunting in the English Atlantic
Responsibility: Paul B. Moyer.

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"Deeply researched, crisply composed, and highly engaging, this is arguably the best introductory survey available on witchcraft in the early modern English Atlantic. A work of synthesis and Read more...

 
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