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8 edition of Salem witch trials found in the catalog.

Salem witch trials

by Kathryn Wesley

  • 169 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Salem (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Salem
    • Subjects:
    • Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Fiction.,
    • Witches -- Fiction.,
    • Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Fiction.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKathryn Wesley.
      GenreFiction.
      ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 2105 vol. 15
      The Physical Object
      Pagination357 p. ;
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3384292M
      ISBN 10074343143X
      LC Control Number2004563336
      OCLC/WorldCa51484493

      There's a great book by Marilynne K. Roach- The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-By-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege. It's just what the title sounds like. Gives a detailed description of what happened each day and tries to stick to facts from primary sources. Really long, but a great read.   1,, views. Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Don't like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. YouTube Premium. Get YouTube without the ads. The interactive.

      The book's eerie relationship to the Salem witch trials goes beyond Corwin's ownership. In the late 19th century, the book landed in the hands of John Proctor's : Steve Annear.   The law of the Salem Witch Trials is a fascinating mix of biblical passages and colonial statutes. According to Mark Podvia (see Timeline, PDF), the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony adopted the following statute in “If any man or woman be a WITCH, that is, hath or consulteth with a familiar spirit, they shall be put to : Lyonette Louis-Jacques.

      Also of interest are Pioneer Village, a reproduction of early Salem; the Witch House (), where witch trial hearings were held; the Peabody Essex Museum, whose origins date to , with outstanding art, historic buildings, and the Phillips Library's historical collections; and Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Salem State Univ. is there. In Easthampton, New York, witch accusations in were directed at "Goody Garlick." In in Boston, "Goody Glover" was accused by the children of the Goodwin family of witchcraft; this case was still a recent memory in the culture in Salem in


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