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The Resource A delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong

A delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong

Label
A delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials
Title
A delusion of Satan
Title remainder
the full story of the Salem witch trials
Statement of responsibility
Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the Salem witch trials applies contemporary psychology to the hysteria of the late 1600s, analyzing the Puritan mind and linking the trials to the "witch hunts" of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
ONB
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1943-
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Hill, Frances
Dewey number
133.40974
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
KFM2478.8.W5
LC item number
H55 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Armstrong, Karen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witchcraft
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Social history
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witchcraft
  • Massachusetts
Label
A delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "With a new preface by the author"--Cover
  • Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-255) 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
Contents
Introduction -- The Putnam family tree -- Preface -- Sowing the dragon's teeth -- A witch cake -- The hand of Satan -- The nightmare of a religion -- New England night-birds -- A thing like a man -- Brother against brother -- Church of Putnam -- "As breath into the wind" -- The yellow bird -- Secret enemies -- Diabolical malice -- One of you is a devil -- Apparitions of a hundred persons -- A black man with an hat -- Into the unknown -- A wheel within a wheel -- Such horrid lies -- A bold fellow with his hat on -- Loud cries and clamours -- Full of grief -- The hanging tree -- "I know I must die" -- Satan's desire -- The guilt of innocent blood -- Epilogue -- Key persons involved -- Chronology -- The Salem witch-hunt death toll
Control code
ocm54477464
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
xviii, 269 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306811593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., 1 geneal. table, 1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)54477464
Label
A delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong
Publication
Note
  • "With a new preface by the author"--Cover
  • Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-255) 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
Contents
Introduction -- The Putnam family tree -- Preface -- Sowing the dragon's teeth -- A witch cake -- The hand of Satan -- The nightmare of a religion -- New England night-birds -- A thing like a man -- Brother against brother -- Church of Putnam -- "As breath into the wind" -- The yellow bird -- Secret enemies -- Diabolical malice -- One of you is a devil -- Apparitions of a hundred persons -- A black man with an hat -- Into the unknown -- A wheel within a wheel -- Such horrid lies -- A bold fellow with his hat on -- Loud cries and clamours -- Full of grief -- The hanging tree -- "I know I must die" -- Satan's desire -- The guilt of innocent blood -- Epilogue -- Key persons involved -- Chronology -- The Salem witch-hunt death toll
Control code
ocm54477464
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
xviii, 269 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306811593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., 1 geneal. table, 1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)54477464

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