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This book provides a one volume narrative of Salem Witch Trials that combines scholarly research with a dramatic narrative. It places the trials into the historical context of the Great European Witch Hunt and of the social and cultural context of witch hunting in 17th century New England. The book presents events in a narrative format that delivers the drama of the trials and leaves readers free to explore specific topics of their choosing in greater depth through an analysis of key issues at the end of most chapters. It includes a chapter on the Great European Witch Hunt which puts the Salem Witch Trials into historical context as well as a chapter on witch hunting in 17th century New England which provides an immediate social and cultural context. MARKETS: A fascinating and relevant book for any reader who wishes to learn more about this much misunderstood event in early American history.
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Bryan Le Beau is Professor of History and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. He holds a Ph.D. from New York University and has published several books on various topics in American history, including this second edition of The Story of the Salem Witch Trials.
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Book Description Sep 21, 1997. Condition: New. New softcover. One corner has a tiny bit of shelfwear. NO marks or damages to book. Seller Inventory # 26-1W8R-FO1B
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110134425421
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