Riding the nightmare: women & witchcraft from the Old World to colonial Salem
The author shows how myths, folk art and church dogma and politics linked up during the craze that sent as many as a million people-90% of them women to the gallows.
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A Witches Sabbath
ARRIVAL OF THE DEVIL
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