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The Resource Before Salem : witch hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663, Richard S. Ross III

Before Salem : witch hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663, Richard S. Ross III

Label
Before Salem : witch hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663
Title
Before Salem
Title remainder
witch hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663
Statement of responsibility
Richard S. Ross III
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This history examines the outbreak of witch hysteria in the Valley, focusing on accusations of demonic possession, apotropaic magic and the role of the clergy. Although the hysteria was eventually quelled by a progressive magistrate unwilling to try witches, accounts of the trials later influenced contemporary writers during the Salem witch hunts"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, Richard S.
Dewey number
133.4/30974
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1576
LC item number
.R675 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witchcraft
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witch hunting
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witch hunting
  • Witchcraft
  • United States
Label
Before Salem : witch hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663, Richard S. Ross III
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959535411
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781476666488
Lccn
2017011901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)959535411
Label
Before Salem : witch hunting in the Connecticut River Valley, 1647-1663, Richard S. Ross III
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959535411
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9781476666488
Lccn
2017011901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)959535411

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