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

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Doubleday, 1969 - 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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A great insight into the Salem witch trials. - Goodreads
I found this book really hard to read. - Goodreads
Well written and well researched. - Goodreads
Easy to read and not overly cumbersome. - Goodreads

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A little old but a very readable account of the Salem Witch trials. I believe it might fit in the category of narrative non-fiction. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments Preface
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THE EASIEST ROOM IN HELL
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n YOUNG PEOPLES CIRCLE
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Copyright

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