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Title:
The Salem witch trials
Author:
Asirvatham, Sandy.
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Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
120 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
General Note:
"Introductory essay by Jill McCaffrey"--Cover.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780791063286
Format :
Book

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Clearfield Library KFM2478.8.W5 A85 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

-- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate, compelling accounts -- Selected titles contain quotes from eyewitnesses In 1692, twenty suspected witches were executed.


Excerpts

Excerpts

In one of the most infamous episodes in the history of the American justice system, officials in the colonial Massachusetts village of Salem accused women of being witches possessed by the devil. Many women were wrongly tried and convicted of witchcraft to satisfy the mass hysteria of the townspeople. Learn more about this tragic part of American history. Excerpted from The Salem Witch Trials by Sandy Asirvatham All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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