Witch-Hunt
  • Author : Marc Aronson
  • Release Date : 01 August 2005
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 13 : 9781416903154
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Sifting through the facts, myths, and half-truths surrounding the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, a historian draws on primary sources to explore the events of that time.

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt

Author : Marc Aronson
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Sifting through the facts, myths, and half-truths surrounding the 1692 witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, a historian draws on primary sources to explore the events of that time....

The Salem Witch Hunt

The Salem Witch Hunt

Author : Richard Godbeer
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Salem (Mass.)
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The Salem witch trials stand as one of the infamous moments in colonial American history. More than 150 people -- primarily women -- from 24 communities were charged with witchcraft; 19 were hanged and others died in prison. This second edition continues to explore the beliefs, fears, and historical context that fueled the ...

The Salem Witch Hunt

The Salem Witch Hunt

Author : Captivating History
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : History
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Decades after witch-hunting had begun to die down in Europe, North America was about to witness its bloodiest witch hunt in history. The Massachusetts of 1692 was a very different one to the state we know today. Populated by colonists, many of them a generation or less from life in an ...

The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials

Author : Marilynne K. Roach
Publisher : Taylor Trade Publications
Genre : History
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The Salem Witch Trials is based on over twenty-five years of archival research--including the author's discovery of previously unknown documents--newly found cases and court records. From January 1692 to January 1697 this history unfolds a nearly day-by-day narrative of the crisis as the citizens of New England experienced it....

Records of the Salem Witch Hunt

Records of the Salem Witch Hunt

Author : Bernard Rosenthal,Gretchen A. Adams
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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This book offers a comprehensive record of legal documents written in 1692 and 1693 in connection with the Salem witch trials. It is the most comprehensive edition of those records ever published, and includes for the first time the records in chronological order, all newly transcribed from the original manuscripts...

Death in Salem

Death in Salem

Author : Diane Foulds
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : History
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Salem witchcraft will always have a magnetic pull on the American psyche. During the 1692 witch trials, more than 150 people were arrested. An estimated 25 million Americans—including author Diane Foulds—are descended from the twenty individuals executed. What happened to our ancestors? Death in Salem is the first book to take ...

Escaping Salem

Escaping Salem

Author : Richard Godbeer
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : History
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Describes the witch hunt that took place in Stamford, Connecticut, in 1692, detailing the story of Kate Branch, a seventeen-year-old afflicted by strange visions and given to wails of pain and fright, who accused several women of bewitching her....

TIME LIFE the Salem Witch Trials

TIME LIFE the Salem Witch Trials

Author : The Editors of TIME-LIFE
Publisher : Time Home Entertainment
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Salem witch trials remain one of the most shocking and studied episodes in American history. Within the span of 15 months, the legal proceedings around the trials swept up at least 144 people, secured the confessions of 54 individuals and led to the execution of 20, mostly women. The hysteria and the accusations ...