Entertaining Satan : witchcraft and the culture of early New England (Book, 1982) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Entertaining Satan : witchcraft and the culture of early New England

Author: John Demos
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
Series: Galaxy Books, GB 742
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Focusing on witchcraft reports and trials outside of Salem and utilizing case histories and psychological analyses, this study evaluates the incidents and trials within the context of late-seventeenth-century New England.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Demos
ISBN: 0195031318 9780195031317 0195033787 9780195033786
OCLC Number: 8114390
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1983.
Description: xiv, 543 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Biography --
"A Desolate Condition" --
"Peace with No Man" --
Witches: A Collective Portrait --
Psychology --
"A Diabolical Distemper" --
"Let Me Do What I Could" --
Accusers, Victims, Bystanders: The Innerlife Dimension --
Sociology --
"The Mind of Our Town" --
"Hard Thoughts and Jealousies" --
Communities: The Social Matrix of Witchcraft --
History --
"From Generation to Generation" --
"Hearts Against Hearts" --
Communities: Witchcraft over Time --
List of Known Witchcraft Cases in Seventeenth-Century New England.
Series Title: Galaxy Books, GB 742
Responsibility: John Putnam Demos.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_552151
991000211029705351

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