Witch Hunt

Written By Marc Aronson
Witch Hunt
  • Publsiher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 01 August 2005
  • ISBN : 1416903151
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 35 reviews
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Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt
  • Author : Marc Aronson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-08-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : 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
  • Release Date : 2017-09-08
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : 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 ...

Before Salem

Before Salem
  • Author : Richard S. Ross III
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Decades before the Salem Witch trials, 11 people were hanged as witches in the Connecticut River Valley. The advent of witch hunting in New England was directly influenced by the English Civil War and the witch trials in England led by Matthew Hopkins, who pioneered “techniques” for examining witches. This history ...

The Salem Witch Hunt

The Salem Witch Hunt
  • Author : Captivating History
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-16
  • Total pages : 118
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : 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 ...

Witch children

Witch children
  • Author : Hans Sebald
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Witch-Children exposes one of the darkest corners of this time of fear and hysteria that gripped civilized society. The participation of small children and adolescents, whether as the accused or as the accusers, was pivotal. It linked the power of the inquisitor to the fates of many unsuspecting men and ...

Witchcraft on Trial

Witchcraft on Trial
  • Author : Maurene J. Hinds
  • Publisher : Enslow Publishers, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : "Examines the witchcraft trials in Salem Village, including the young girls' accusations, the hearings and trials, and the inspiration for the movie, The Crucible"--Provided by publisher....

The True Story of the Salem Witch Hunts

The True Story of the Salem Witch Hunts
  • Author : Amelie Von Zumbusch
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Total pages : 24
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : The story of the Salem witch hunts in Massachusetts in 1692....

Satan Salem

Satan   Salem
  • Author : Benjamin C. Ray
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : This book looks beyond single-factor interpretations to offer a far more nuanced view of why the Salem witch-hunt spiraled out of control. Rather than assigning blame to a single perpetrator, Ray assembles portraits of several major characters, each of whom had complex motives for accusing his or her neighbors. In ...

The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Laura Marvel
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Presents some theories regarding factors leading to the seventeenth-century witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, and possible explanations for the behavior and confessions of those accused....

Escaping Salem

Escaping Salem
  • Author : Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 177
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : 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....

1692 Witch Hunt

1692 Witch Hunt
  • Author : George Malcolm Yool
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 155
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : An account of the witch hunts from their humble beginnings in 1691 to their dramatic conclusion, this new work contains a wealth of information gleaned from various contemporary records, and the personal archives of descendants on both sides of the confli...

Satan and Salem

Satan and Salem
  • Author : Benjamin C. Ray
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-29
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : The result of a perfect storm of factors that culminated in a great moral catastrophe, the Salem witch trials of 1692 took a breathtaking toll on the young English colony of Massachusetts. Over 150 people were imprisoned, and nineteen men and women, including a minister, were executed by hanging. The colonial government, ...

The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Bruce Watson
  • Publisher : New Word City
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : What caused the worst witch-hunt in U.S. history? What demons sent twenty innocent people to their deaths? Was it panic? Payback? Puritanism run amok? In this probing short-form book, award-winning journalist Bruce Watson captures all the fear and fear-mongering while exploring the latest historical research into this unforgettable American ...

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt
  • Author : Stephen Krensky
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : An account of the madness that overtook Salem Village, Massachusetts, when several young girls accused a number of adults in the community of being witches....

The Story of the Salem Witch Trials

The Story of the Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Bryan F. Le Beau
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Between June 10 and September 22, 1692, nineteen people were hanged for practicing witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. One person was pressed to death, and over 150 others were jailed, where still others died. The Story of the Salem Witch Trials is a history of that event. It provides a much needed synthesis of the ...