Killing the witches : the horror of Salem, Massachusetts
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Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.
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Large print edition.
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9798885793209
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437 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates (large print) : illustrations (black and white), maps, portraits, facsimilies ; 23 cm

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Published
Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.
Edition
Large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9798885793209

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"Killing the Witches revisits one of the most frightening and inexplicable episodes in American history: the events of 1692 and 1693 in Salem Village, Massachusetts. What began as a mysterious affliction of two young girls who suffered violent fits and exhibited strange behavior soon spread to other young women. Rumors of demonic possession and witchcraft consumed Salem. Soon three women were arrested under suspicion of being witches--but as the hysteria spread, more than 200 people were accused. Thirty were found guilty, twenty were executed, and others died in jail or their lives were ruined. What really happened in Salem? Killing the Witches tells the horrifying story of a colonial town's madness, offering the historical context of similar episodes of community mania during that time, and exploring the evidence that emerged in the Salem trials, in contemporary accounts, and in subsequent investigations. The result is a compulsively readable book about good, evil, and how fear can overwhelm fact and reason"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, B., & Dugard, M. (2023). Killing the witches: the horror of Salem, Massachusetts (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, Bill and Martin. Dugard. 2023. Killing the Witches: The Horror of Salem, Massachusetts. Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, Bill and Martin. Dugard. Killing the Witches: The Horror of Salem, Massachusetts Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, Bill,, and Martin Dugard. Killing the Witches: The Horror of Salem, Massachusetts Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2023.

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