Witch-hunting in seventeenth-century New England : a documentary history, 1638-1692 (eBook, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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Witch-hunting in seventeenth-century New England : a documentary history, 1638-1692

Author: David D Hall
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1991.
Series: Online access with subscription: Duke University Press.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This superb documentary collection illuminates the history of witchcraft and witch-hunting in seventeenth-century New England. The cases examined begin in 1638, extend to the Salem outbreak in 1692, and document for the first time the extensive Stamford-Fairfield, Connecticut, witch-hunt of 1692-1693. Here one encounters witch-hunts through the eyes of those who participated in them: the accusers, the victims, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Witch-hunting in seventeenth-century New England.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1991
(DLC) 90040803
(OCoLC)21948730
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David D Hall
ISBN: 9780822382201 0822382202 9780822336136 0822336138 0822336847 9780822336846
OCLC Number: 220951479
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition --
Introduction --
Guide to Sources and Abbreviations --
1. The Early Cases (1638-1651) --
2. The Parsons of Springfield: A Family at Odds (1651-1652) --
3. Suspicion: A Widow's Resistance (1653-1655) --
4. The High Price of Silence (1654) --
5. A Handful of Troublemakers (1652-1661) --
6. A Long-Running Feud (1656-1675) --
7. One Man's Many Accusers (1658-1669) --
8. Mother and Daughter: The Holmans of Cambridge (1659-1660) --
9. The Hartford Witch-hunt (1662-1665) --
10. A Father's Battle (1666-1667) --
11. One "Cunning Woman": At Odds With All (1668-1670) --
12. Three Ambiguous Cases (1669-1681) --
13. A Servant "Possessed" (1671-1672) --
14. Vehement Suspicion: Eunice Cole of Hampton (1656-1680) --
15. Two Grandparents, One Grandson, and a Seaman (1679-1681) --
16. The Strange Death of Philip Smith (1683-1684) --
17. The "Possession" of the Goodwin Children (1688) --
18. The Salem Witch-hunt (1692) --
19. The Stamford-Fairfield Witch-hunt (1692-1693) --
Appendix The Hartford Witch-hunt: Additional Texts.
Series Title: Online access with subscription: Duke University Press.
Other Titles: Witch-hunting in 17th century New England
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by David D. Hall.
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