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

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A. A. Knopf, 1949 - History - 310 pages
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This historical narrative of the Salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria. Starkey's sense of drama also vividly recreates the atmosphere of pity and terror that fostered the evil and suffering of this human tragedy.

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

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Starkey has successfully turned the events of the Salem Witch Trials into a compelling narrative, explaining not only the social reasons for the hysteria but also the personal, psychological ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Alessa - Goodreads

Not my type of book in general but had to read for a history project. Wasn't as dry as I thought it'd be but wasn't really a page turner either. Read full review

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SSSMS Cutpter Page I THE EASIEST ROOM IN HELL
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YOUNG PEOPLES CIRCLE
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THE POSSESSED
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Copyright

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