Witches: History of Persecution

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Book Sales, Incorporated, Jun 30, 2006 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 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 studied at University College, London, where he gained an Honours degree in Physics, before turning to writing as a career. He has been a writer and editor for over 25 years, the last 21 freelance. He has written, contributed to and edited more than eighty books.

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