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Salem Witchcraft Trials - Hoffer, Peter Charles
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In late 17th-century New England, the eternal battle between God and Satan was brought into the courtroom. Between January 1692 and May 1693 in Salem, Massachusetts, neighbours turned against neighbours and children against parents with accusations of witchcraft, and 19 people were hanged for having made pacts with the devil. Peter Charles Hoffer, a historian long familiar with the Salem witchcraft trials, now reexamines this notorious episode in American history. He tells the real story of how religious beliefs, ...

Salem Witchcraft Trials 1997, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700608591

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