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  • ISBN: 9780134425429
  • ISBN10: 0134425421

Story of the Salem Witch Trials, the

by Bryan F. Lebeau

  • List Price: $58.60
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publish date: 09/01/1997
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Description: 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 and many remained for several months. The Story of the Salem Witch Trials is a history of that event. It provides a much needed synthesis of the most recent scholarship on the subject, places the trials into the context of the Great European Witch-Hunt, and relates the events of 1692 to witch-hunting throughout seventeenth-century New England. The author covers this complex and difficult subject in a uniquely accessible manner that captures all the drama that surrounded the Salem witch trials. From beginning to end, the reader is carried along by the author's powerful narration and mastery of the subject. While covering the subject in impressive detail, he maintains a broad perspective on events, and, wherever possible, he lets the historical characters speak for themselves. He highlights the decisions made by individuals responsible for the trials that helped turn what might have been a minor event into a crisis that has held the imagination of students of American history for over three centuries.
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