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Published: 30 October 2014

416 Pages | 24 b/w


ISBN: 9780199890347

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A Storm of Witchcraft

The Salem Trials and the American Experience

Emerson W. Baker

Pivotal Moments in American History

  • Considers the critical-and often overlooked-political side to the events in Salem
  • Synthesizes the many different interpretations of the Salem Witch Trials and puts the event into its broader context in American history
  • Traces the story through to the present day, and considers the ways Salem both revels in and reviles its witch trial heritage