ISBN-10:
1107689619
ISBN-13:
9781107689619
Pub. Date:
12/19/2013
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt

Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt

by Bernard Rosenthal
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ISBN-13: 9781107689619
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/19/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 1012
Sales rank: 452,991
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 2.09(d)

About the Author

Bernard Rosenthal has written widely on American literature and culture. His monographs include City of Nature and Salem Story, and he has edited published volumes, including an updated edition of The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman, Jr. He is also the author of numerous articles and reviews. Rosenthal has received two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, one shared with Benjamin Ray, and a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission in support of this book. Rosenthal was also a Fulbright lecturer in 1996—7 at Tampere University in Finland. Rosenthal edited this volume in collaboration with an international group of ten Associate Editors.

Table of Contents

1. List of facsimile plates; 2. General introduction Bernard Rosenthal; 3. Legal procedures used during the Salem witch trials and a brief history of the published version of the records Richard Trask; 4. Linguistic introduction Peter Grund, Risto Hiltunen, Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, Merja Kytö, Matti Peikola and Matti Rissanen; 5. Editorial principles; 6. Chronological arrangement Bernard Rosenthal and Margo Burns; 7. List of the records of the Salem witch hunt; 8. The records; 9. Timeline: court of Oyer & Terminer and Superior Court of Judicature; 10. Biographical notes Marilynne K. Roach; 11. Works cited; 12. Acknowledgements; 13. Index.

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