American Witches

American Witches

by Angela Timmons-Hanselka


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From ancient times to early America to modern times, witches have fascinated nearly every culture. Readers will explore elements and folklore commonly associated with witchcraft, the hysteria about witches in early America and its causes, and modern-day witchcraft. They'll examine how witches have influenced artistic expression, from ancient classics such as The Odyssey to contemporary depictions in popular books, television shows, and movies. Photographs, illustrations, and sidebars draw learners to exciting concepts and evocative images that give meaningful context to the evolution of these supernatural beings in our history and our modern perceptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978513662
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2020
Series: Creatures of the Paranormal
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1 What Is A Witch? 8

Chapter 2 Tools of The Trade 15

Chapter 3 Terror In Massachusetts Bay Colony 21

Chapter 4 More American Witch Hunts 29

Chapter 5 Witches: A Cultural Phenomenon 35

Bibliography 43

Glossary 45

Further Reading 47

Index 48

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