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2 edition of New England witchcraft. found in the catalog.

New England witchcraft.

Florence Garrison Danforth

New England witchcraft.

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Published by Pageant Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England.
    • Subjects:
    • Witchcraft -- New England

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 54.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1576 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p.
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5946013M
      LC Control Number65017620
      OCLC/WorldCa3421726


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A rising tide of witchcraft hysteria overwhelmed the sober Puritan communities of 17th-century New England, culminating in the notorious Salem witch trials of Rooted in religious zealotry as well as political friction and property disputes, the witch-hunts ranged beyond the /5.

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Cotton Mather A.B. (Harvard College), A.M. ; honorary doctorate (University of Glasgow), was a socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and pamphleteer. Cotton Mather was the son of influential minister Increase Mather.

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