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The Salem witch trials reader.

Author: Frances Hill
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For those fascinated by the Salem witch trials, this is compelling reading and the sourcebook.
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Hill, Frances.
Salem Witch Trials Reader.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Hill
ISBN: 9780786748389 0786748389
OCLC Number: 818854806
Description: 1 online resource (441 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments xiii; The Salem Witch-Hunt Death Toll xv; Introduction xvii; Chronology xix; PART I: The Background, 1; Chapter 1 Witchcraft, 3; Chapter 2 The Massachusetts Bay Colony, 25; PART II: The Witch-Hunt, 55; Chapter 3 The Guilt of Innocent Blood, 59; PART III: The Hunter and The Hunted, 115; Chapter 4 Samuel Parris (1653-1720), 117; Chapter 5 George Burroughs (1650-1692), 177; PART IV: The Historians, 213; Chapter 6 Myth and Reality, 215; PART V: Fiction, 307; Chapter 7 Pulp to Masterpieces, 309; Notes 391; Bibliography 397; Index 401.

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