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  • ISBN: 9780199578719 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0199578710 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 289 pages, [16] pages of plates : ... Read More
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Subject: Witchcraft United States History 18th century
Witchcraft United States History 19th century
Witchcraft United States History 20th century
Witch hunting United States History 18th century
Witch hunting United States History 19th century
Witch hunting United States History 20th century

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America Bewitched : The Story of Witchcraft after Salem
America Bewitched : The Story of Witchcraft after Salem
by Davies, Owen
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America Bewitched : The Story of Witchcraft after Salem

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
List of Platesp. ix
1Aftermathp. 1
    Salem: never again?p. 2
    The witchcraft of othersp. 3
    Reporting witchcraftp. 10
    Where to find witchcraftp. 17
    A Five Points witchp. 19
2Magic of a new landp. 22
    Snakes and rootsp. 26
    Witch ballsp. 32
    What happened to the fairies?p. 37
    They shoot witches don't they?p. 42
3The lawp. 45
    The squirep. 47
    Fiasco in Fentressp. 49
    Delaware witches bewarep. 51
    What's in a name?p. 55
    Dealing with slander German-stylep. 59
    Popular understandingp. 62
4Witchesp. 67
    Three sorts of witchp. 69
    Doing witchcraft: lizards, bags, and dollsp. 79
    Witchcraft fantasiesp. 84
    Skin shedding and shape-shiftingp. 88
    The new witchesp. 90
5Dealing with witchesp. 100
    Pillow talkp. 102
    Confronting the witchp. 104
    The mitch must diep. 106
    Attacking from a distancep. 109
    Warding off witcheryp. 111
    Written charmsp. 118
    Catholic armouryp. 121
    Bringing in the expertsp. 124
6Dealing with witch believersp. 132
    The other Salem witch trialsp. 136
    Alaska: of barbers and gunboatsp. 141
    The Pennsylvania problemp. 149
7Insanityp. 159
    Putting it to the testp. 163
    Blame it on the rootsp. 168
    Paranoia in the heatp. 171
    A danger to the public: incarcerating witch believersp. 175
8Witch killings up closep. 179
    Beard-stroking and friendly words: witchcraft in Sullivan Countyp. 179
    Big trouble at Booger Holep. 187
    Solomon Hotema: Choctaw witch killerp. 194
9Times A-changingp. 203
    Reinventing witchcraftp. 208
    Finding an American heritagep. 219
    And so back to Salemp. 222
Endnotesp. 227
Further readingp. 269
Picture Acknowledgementsp. 273
Indexp. 275
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