Witches: History of a Persecution

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BOOKSALES Incorporated REMAINDERS, Apr 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Using contemporaneous court reports, depositions, letters, confessions and detailed written accounts, the author builds a terrifying picture of a world beset by the collective mania that was the witch hunt. Illustrated throughout in black & white.

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User Review  - Dale - Goodreads

Good information but told in a repetitious manner that wore this reader down Cawthorne's Witch Hunt: A History of Persecution is a recounting of the witch hunt craze that infected not only Salem ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kara Young - Goodreads

I don't think this book is very scholarly. The author uses very subjective adjectives. If I was writing a paper, I would definitely not use this book as a source. Read full review


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Nigel Cawthorne is a well-known historian whose book credits include Vietnam" A War Lost and Won, Reaping the Whirlwind: The German and Japanese Experience of World War II", and History's Greatest Battles". He lives in England.

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