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Kirtland Community College Library KFM 2478.8 .W5 S35 2015 30775305501620 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780316391009 (signed Barnes & Noble edition)
  • ISBN: 031639100X (signed Barnes & Noble edition)
  • ISBN: 9780316353700 (signed edition)
  • ISBN: 0316353701 (signed edition)
  • ISBN: 9780316200608 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0316200603 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780316387743 (large print)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 498 pages, 16 pages unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.

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General Note:
Color map on endpages.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (pages 481-482) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The diseases of astonishment -- That old deluder -- The working of wonders -- One of you is a devil -- The wizard -- A suburb of hell -- Now they say there is above seven hundred in all -- In these hellish meetings -- Our case is extraordinary -- Published to prevent false reports -- That dark and mysterious season -- A long train of miserable consequences.
Summary, etc.: It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death. The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbors accused neighbors, parents and children each other. Aside from suffrage, the Salem Witch Trials represent the only moment when women played the central role in American history. In curious ways, the trials would shape the future republic.
Subject: Trials (Witchcraft) Massachusetts Salem History 17th century
Witchcraft Massachusetts Salem History 17th century
Women United States Social conditions 17th century
Salem (Mass.) History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
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