Escaping Salem

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  • Author : Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 177 pages
  • ISBN : 0195161297
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Escaping Salem

Escaping Salem
  • Author : Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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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.

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  • Author : SuperSummary
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 05 October 2018
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 33-page guide for "Escaping Salem" by Richard Godbeer includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 6 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like The Differing Modes of Knowledge and Legal Precedent Versus Public Opinion.

The Story of the Salem Witch Trials

The Story of the Salem Witch Trials
  • Author : Bryan F. Le Beau
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2016
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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 most recent scholarship on the subject, places the trials into the context of the Great European Witch-Hunt, and relates the events of 1692 to witch-hunting throughout seventeenth century New England. This

Salem Twilight

Salem Twilight
  • Author : Calvin Downes
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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"Day in and day out, the harvest fields of Danvers, Massachusetts only provide endless hard labor for 17 year old Claire Proctor who desires much more out of life. The longing for excitement Claire holds in her heart is fulfilled when a mysterious woman stumbles upon her. With this stranger is a secret of Claire's heritage that will change her life forever. Even though Claire fully embraces her new thrill in life, the young farmer is unaware of the deadly fate

Dark Days in Salem

Dark Days in Salem
  • Author : Deborah Ann Kent
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release : 15 July 2020
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In 1692, a group of girls in Salem Village set off a witchcraft panic that engulfed eastern Massachusetts. As a result, nineteen people were hanged as witches and an old man was killed under torture. Through an engaging recounting of historical events enhanced by memorable photographs and illustrations, readers will examine witchcraft beliefs in Europe and colonial New England. They will examine the factors that influenced the panic in Salem, including why the town and the surrounding communities fell prey to

The Specter of Salem

The Specter of Salem
  • Author : Gretchen A. Adams
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 November 2008
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In The Specter of Salem, Gretchen A. Adams reveals the many ways that the Salem witch trials loomed over the American collective memory from the Revolution to the Civil War and beyond. Schoolbooks in the 1790s, for example, evoked the episode to demonstrate the new nation’s progress from a disorderly and brutal past to a rational present, while critics of new religious movements in the 1830s cast them as a return to Salem-era fanaticism, and during the Civil War,

Converging Worlds

Converging Worlds
  • Author : Louise A. Breen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 June 2013
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Providing a survey of colonial American history both regionally broad and "Atlantic" in coverage, Converging Worlds presents the most recent research in an accessible manner for undergraduate students. With chapters written by top-notch scholars, Converging Worlds is unique in providing not only a comprehensive chronological approach to colonial history with attention to thematic details, but a window into the relevant historiography. Each historian also selected several documents to accompany their chapter, found in the companion primary source reader. Converging Worlds:

Our Company Increases Apace

Our Company Increases Apace
  • Author : Elinor Abbot
  • Publisher : Summer Inst of Linguistics
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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A new analysis of a famous and well-documented old New England town, Andover, Massachusetts. Using anthropological and linguistic approaches. it treats Andover's history from the settling company to the split in 1710.

The Salem Witch Hunt

The Salem Witch Hunt
  • Author : Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release : 11 January 2011
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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, and historical context that fueled the witch panic of 1692. The documents in this collection illuminate how the Puritans' worldview led them to seek a supernatural explanation for the problems vexing

Historical Dictionary of Witchcraft

Historical Dictionary of Witchcraft
  • Author : Jonathan Durrant,Michael D. Bailey
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 25 October 2012
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The second edition of Historical Dictionary of Witchcraft covers the history of the Witchcraft from 1750 B.C.E. though the modern day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on witch hunts, witchcraft trials, and related practices around the world. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of witchcraft.

America Bewitched

America Bewitched
  • Author : Owen Davies
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 21 February 2013
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The infamous Salem witch trials of 1692 are etched into the consciousness of America. Nineteen people executed, one tortured to death, four others perished in jail--the tragic toll of Salem remains a powerful symbol of the dangers of intolerance and persecution. As time passed, the trials were seen as a milepost measuring the distance America had progressed from its benighted past. Yet the story of witchcraft did not end in Salem. As Owen Davies shows in America Bewitched, a new, long,

Siblings

Siblings
  • Author : C. Dallett Hemphill
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 25 September 2021
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Brothers and sisters are so much a part of our lives that we can overlook their importance. Even scholars of the family tend to forget siblings, focusing instead on marriage and parent-child relations. Based on a wealth of family papers, period images, and popular literature, this is the first book devoted to the broad history of sibling relations, spanning the long period of transition from early to modern America. Illuminating the evolution of the modern family system, Siblings shows how

Witchcraft in Early North America

Witchcraft in Early North America
  • Author : Alison Games
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 16 October 2010
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Witchcraft in Early North America investigates European, African, and Indian witchcraft beliefs and their expression in colonial America. Alison Games's engaging book takes us beyond the infamous outbreak at Salem, Massachusetts, to look at how witchcraft was a central feature of colonial societies in North America. Her substantial and lively introduction orients readers to the subject and to the rich selection of documents that follows. The documents—some of which have never been published previously—include excerpts from trials in

Women in Early America

Women in Early America
  • Author : Thomas A. Foster
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 20 March 2015
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Women in Early America, edited by Thomas A. Foster, tells the fascinating stories of the myriad women who shaped the early modern North American world from the colonial era through the first years of the Republic. This volume goes beyond the familiar stories of Pocahontas or Abigail Adams, recovering the lives and experiences of lesser-known women—both ordinary and elite, enslaved and free, Indigenous and immigrant—who lived and worked in not only British mainland America, but also New Spain,

The Overflowing of Friendship

The Overflowing of Friendship
  • Author : Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 12 January 2009
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When eighteenth-century American men described "with a swelling of the heart" their friendships with other men, addressing them as "lovely boy" and "dearly beloved," celebrating the "ardent affection" that knit their hearts in "indissoluble bonds of fraternal love," their families, neighbors, and acquaintances would have been neither surprised nor disturbed. Richard Godbeer's groundbreaking new book examines loving and sentimental friendships among men in the colonial and revolutionary periods. Inspired in part by the eighteenth-century culture of sensibility and in part