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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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
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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  - Katherine Addison - Goodreads

Although I don't agree with Starkey on many points, The Devil in Massachusetts makes a good point at which to begin one's reading about Salem. It is interested in forming a narrative of the witch ... 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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