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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Read or download book entitled Witch Hunt written by Marc Aronson which was release on 01 August 2005, this book published by Simon and Schuster. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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.

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 : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release Date : 2011-01-11
  • Total pages : 208
  • 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. In his introduction to this compact yet comprehensive volume, Richard Godbeer explores the beliefs, fears, ...

Records of the Salem Witch Hunt

Records of the Salem Witch Hunt
  • Author : Bernard Rosenthal
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19
  • Total pages : 1012
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : This book represents the first comprehensive record of all legal documents pertaining to the Salem witch trials, in chronological order. Numerous newly discovered manuscripts, as well as records published in earlier books that were overlooked in other editions, offer a comprehensive narrative account of the events of 1692-93, with supplementary ...

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 ...

Death in Salem

Death in Salem
  • Author : Diane E. Foulds
  • Publisher : Globe Pequot
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Salem witchcraft will always have a magnetic pull on the American psyche. During the 1692 witch trials, more than 150 people were arrested. An estimated 25 million Americans—including author Diane Foulds—are descended from the twenty individuals executed. What happened to our ancestors? Death in Salem is the first book to take ...

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, ...

Before Salem

Before Salem
  • Author : Richard S. Ross III
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-05-08
  • 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 Trials

The Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Jenny MacBain
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Uses primary source documents, narrative, and illustrations to recount the history of the witch hunt and trials that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts, in the seventeenth century....

What Were the Salem Witch Trials

What Were the Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Joan Holub,Who HQ
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-08-11
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Something wicked was brewing in the small town of Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. It started when two girls, Betty Parris and Abigail Williams, began having hysterical fits. Soon after, other local girls claimed they were being pricked with pins. With no scientific explanation available, the residents of Salem came to one ...

The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Judith Bloom Fradin,Dennis B. Fradin
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 47
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : "Covers the Salem Witch Trials as a watershed event in U.S. history, influencing social, economic, and political policies that shaped the nation's future"--Provided by publisher....

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 ...

Escaping Salem

Escaping Salem
  • Author : Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-06
  • Total pages : 177
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Richard Godbeer 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....

The Salem Witchcraft Trials

The Salem Witchcraft Trials
  • Author : Geraldine Woods
  • Publisher : Enslow Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Examines the events surrounding the Salem Witchcraft Trials and the unjust treatment of those who were falsely accused....

Witch Hunt

Witch Hunt
  • Author : Clifton Wilcox
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03
  • Total pages : 78
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Download or read online Witch Hunt written by Clifton Wilcox, published by Xlibris Corporation which was released on 2012-03. Get Witch Hunt Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Carina Chocano,Nancy Lambert,Daniel Saul Levy,Matthew Plunkett,Alyssa Smith (writer)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1416903151
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Summary : Download or read online The Salem Witch Trials written by Carina Chocano,Nancy Lambert,Daniel Saul Levy,Matthew Plunkett,Alyssa Smith (writer), published by which was released on 2018. Get The Salem Witch Trials Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....