Salem 1692: What Devils Made Them Do It?

Salem 1692: What Devils Made Them Do It?

by Bruce Watson
     
 
Salem 1692 � the name and date are synonymous with sorcery. But what caused the worst witch-hunt in U.S. history? What demons sent 20 innocent people to their deaths? Was it panic? Payback? Puritanism run amok? In this probing, brief 20-page eBook , Bruce Watson captures all the fear and fear-mongering while exploring the latest historical research into this

Overview

Salem 1692 � the name and date are synonymous with sorcery. But what caused the worst witch-hunt in U.S. history? What demons sent 20 innocent people to their deaths? Was it panic? Payback? Puritanism run amok? In this probing, brief 20-page eBook , Bruce Watson captures all the fear and fear-mongering while exploring the latest historical research into this unforgettable American tragedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015503197
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
05/09/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
690 KB

Meet the Author

Bruce Watson is the author of four acclaimed books of American history, including Sacco and Vanzetti, Freedom Summer, and Bread and Roses, each published by Viking. As a frequent contributor to Smithsonian, Watson wrote more than 40 feature articles on topics ranging from eels to Ferraris to the history of Coney Island. His pieces have also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, Yankee, and The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2003.

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