A Storm Of Witchcraft

Author: Emerson W. Baker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199385149
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Rather, as Emerson Baker illustrates in this seminal new work, Salem was "a perfect storm": a unique convergence of conditions and events that produced something extraordinary throughout New England in 1692 and the following years, and ...

American History Goes To The Movies

Author: W. Bryan Rommel Ruiz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136845402
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Hollywood and the American Experience W. Bryan Rommel Ruiz ... Where
scholars and Hytner may disagree about historical detail and representation, they
fundamentally appear to agree that Salem was not “actually” about witchcraft per
se. ... the vocabulary and cultural script deployed by the Salem community to
interpret what afflicted their Puritan world, but ultimately it was other political,
social, economic factors that created the “perfect storm” that erupted into the
Salem witchcraft ...

Annual Editions

Author: Maddox
Publisher: WCB/McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780697363039
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American History Maddox, Robert James Maddox. power and obliged to do his
bidding. God ... When cows took strangely ill, when a boat capsized in a sudden
storm, when bread failed to rise in the oven or beer went bad in the barrel, there
was cause for careful reflection. Witchcraft would not necessarily provide the best
... Yet the Salem trials were distinctive only in a quantitative sense— that is, in the
sheer numbers of the accused. Between the late 1630's and 1700 dozens of New

The Illustrated London News

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It appeared to us that King Gelele had considerably the better of the argument
with Commodore Wilmot; but he nevertheless expressed himself willing, so far as
he was able with due deference to the prejudices of his people, to the customs of
his country, and to his personal safety, to comply with the Commodore's wishes.
To Captain ... and strips from their history the tinsel of romance, he also mitigates
the horrors which rumour has appended to the tales of human sacrifice. That
there ...