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Published: 21 February 2013

304 Pages | 16pp black and white plates


ISBN: 9780199578719

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America Bewitched

The Story of Witchcraft After Salem

Owen Davies

  • The full history of witchcraft in modern America, from Salem to the present - now told for the first time
  • Explodes the myth that the story of witchcraft in America ended with the Salem witch trials
  • Reveals how the story of witchcraft continued to sour the American dream for many until well into the twentieth century
  • An infamous tale of witch killings and witch murderers, persecution, intolerance, and personal tragedy
  • Opens a fascinating window on the hopes and the dreams, the prejudices and the fears of the American people over the last three centuries