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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft

Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft

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ISBN-13: 9780674785267
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1976
Series: Harvard Paperbacks Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 135,752
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Paul Boyer was Merle Curti Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Stephen Nissenbaum is a cultural historian.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Salem Village in the Seventeenth Century: A Chronology
  • Abbreviations Used in the Notes
  • Prologue: What Happened in 1692
  • 1. 1692: Some New Perspectives
  • 2. In Quest of Community, 1639–1687
  • 3. Afflicted Village, 1688–1697
  • 4. Salem Town and Salem Village: The Dynamics

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