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Author Schiff, Stacy.

Title The witches : Salem, 1692 / Stacy Schiff.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  345.7445 Sch    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  345.74 S333    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  973 Sch    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 498 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Source NBK 11/15 PPL
B&T 10.2015 PARS
Summary The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Cast of characters -- 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.
Subject Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- History -- 17th century.
Women -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- History -- 17th century.
Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- 17th century.
Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Added Title Salem, 1692
ISBN 9780316200608

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