xiv, 498 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
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NBK 11/15 PPL
B&T 10.2015 PARS
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.
Includes bibliographic references and index.
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.