The Devil in Massachusetts: a modern enquiry into the Salem witch trials

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Doubleday & Co., 1969 - History - 310 pages
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A great insight into the Salem witch trials. - Goodreads
I found this book really hard to read. - Goodreads
Well written and well researched. - Goodreads
But I yearned for details, explanations, even theories. - Goodreads
Fascinating book, well researched, well told. - Goodreads
Easy to read and not overly cumbersome. - Goodreads
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Be careful.
Although interesting and written in an engaging narrative style, Starkey is prone to many assumptions, uses a lot of emotional language, states her theories as fact and never cites
anything.
Treat this as fiction based on fact, don't treat it as an authority on the subject.
 

Review: The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry Into the Salem Witch Trials

User Review  - Cindy Dyson Eitelman - Goodreads

Well, darn. Fascinating book, well researched, well told. The author did her job well, pulling no stops and naming all names. She followed up, too--didn't just stop with the first witch hanged but ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
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THE EASIEST ROOM IN HELL
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JL YOUNG PEOPLES CIRCLE
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Copyright

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