Witchcraft at Salem

March 14, 2016 - Comment

Trial documents and contemporary narratives are used in this discussion of the practice of witchcraft in seventeenth-century New England.

Trial documents and contemporary narratives are used in this discussion of the practice of witchcraft in seventeenth-century New England.

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P. S. MCFARLAND says:

A Terrific Read 0

Linda Pagliuco says:

Special topic The Salem witch incident, along with other witchcraft events in early New England, have long been a special interest of mine. Having read widely on the subject, I know better than to expect a single author to have THE answer to how and why these appalling persecutions happened. Hansen is the latest author I’ve looked into, and because his book was published in the 1960’s, I was pretty surprised to find that he provides another slant on things. What if some of the accused actually were…

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