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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (Revised edition)

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Tormented girls writhing in agony, stern judges meting out harsh verdicts, nineteen bodies swinging on Gallows Hill. The stark immediacy of what happened in 1692 has obscured the complex web of human passion, individual and organized, which had been growing for more than a generation before the witch trials. Salem Possessed explores the lives of the men and women who helped spin that web and who in the end found themselves entangled in it. From rich and varied sources-many previously neglected or unknown-Paul Boyer and ...

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0674785266

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9780674785267

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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft
1997, MJF Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781567312263

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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft
1976, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft
1974, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674785250

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