Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts

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The Salem witchcraft persecutions are one of the most well-known events in history, but there is more to the story. In this book, Weisman explores the social, political, and religious implications of witchcraft. He ventures outside of the usual studies of the Salem trials to provide a comprehensive understanding of 17th-century Massachusetts witchcraft as a whole. In the first section, an attempt is made to explicate the logic and meaning of the two major interpretive frameworks of witchcraft in terms of which the category ...

Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts 1985, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9780870234941

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