In the devil's snare : the Salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 /

In January 1692 in Salem Village, Massachusetts, two young girls began to suffer from inexplicable fits. Seventeen months later, after legal action had been taken against 144 people, 20 of them put to death, the ignominious Salem witchcraft trials finally came to an end. Mary Beth Norton gives us a...

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Main Author: Norton, Mary Beth.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Vintage Books, 2003.
Edition:1st Vintage Books ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Under an evil hand
  • Gospel women
  • Pannick at the Eastward
  • Dreadfull apparition of a minister
  • Many offenders in custody
  • Endeavors of the judges
  • Burroughs their ringleader
  • All sorts of objections
  • New witch-land.