The Salem Witch Hunt: A Brief History with Documents

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Presented as case studies, the carefully chosen records from several specific trials offer a clear picture of the gender norms and social tensions that underlie the witchcraft accusations. More than 150 people -- primarily women -- from 24 communities were charged with witchcraft; 19 were hanged and others died in prison.

In his introduction to this compact yet comprehensive volume, fears, Richard Godbeer explores the beliefs, and historical context that fueled the witch panic of 1692. The final documents cover recantations of confessions, the aftermath of the witch hunt, and statements of regret. The documents in this collection illuminate how the Puritans' worldview led them to seek a supernatural explanation for the problems vexing their community.

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The Jesuit Relations: Natives and Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century North America Bedford Series in History & Culture Paperback

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Eleven images, two maps, a chronology, a bibliography, and questions for consideration supplement these firsthand accounts. This new edition deftly binds them into a thematically arranged, the Indians, 35-document sampler with a detailed introduction that provides background on these missionaries, and their cohabitation in early North America.

As a 73-volume library, the original The Jesuit Relations has long been inaccessible to undergraduate students. Colorful journal entries by such fathers as paul LeJeune, Iroquois, Algonquin, and Jacques Marquette describe the Huron, Jean de Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Montagnais peoples. Vitally important, the writings of seventeenth-century French Jesuits in Native North America tell the story of early American encounters.

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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft

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Harvard University Press #ad - Salem, Massachuestts. History of Salem Witches. Paul boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum. The stark immediacy of what happened in 1692 has obscured the complex web of human passion which had been growing for more than a generation before building toward the climactic witch trials. Salem possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft.

Salem 1692. Salem possessed explores the lives of the men and women who helped spin that web and who in the end found themselves entangled in it.

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Journey Into Mohawk Country

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First Second #ad - Paul boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum. Harmen meyndertsz van den bogaert was only twenty three when he ventured into mohawk territory in search of the answers to some pressing questions: where were all the beaver skins that the Indians should have been shipping down the river? Was the money that should have been going into the pockets of the Dutch going to the French instead? Despite freezing temperatures and a scarcity of trustworthy guides, and sometimes even food, maps, Harmen van den Bogaert and his friends set off for a journey through old New York in an attempt to revive the struggling fur trade.

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In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692

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Vintage #ad - Salem, Massachuestts. History of Salem Witches. Horrifyingly violent indian attacks had all but emptied the northern frontier of settlers, and many traumatized refugees—including the main accusers of witches—had fled to communities like Salem. By providing this essential context to the famous events, and by casting her net well beyond the borders of Salem itself, Norton sheds new light on one of the most perplexing and fascinating periods in our history.

Salem 1692. Struck by the similarities between what the refugees had witnessed and what the witchcraft “victims” described, many were quick to see a vast conspiracy of the Devil in league with the French and the Indians threatening New England on all sides. Meanwhile the colony’s leaders, defensive about their own failure to protect the frontier, pondered how God’s people could be suffering at the hands of savages.

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John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry: A Brief History with Documents Bedford Series in History & Culture

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Jonathan earle’s volume presents brown as neither villain nor martyr, but rather as a man whose deeply held abolitionist beliefs gradually evolved to a point where he saw violence as inevitable. Salem, Massachuestts. Despised and admired during his life and after his execution, the abolitionist John Brown polarized the nation and remains one of the most controversial figures in U.

S. Salem 1692. Paul boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum. Document headnotes, a chronology, questions for consideration, a list of important figures, and a selected bibliography offer additional pedagogical support. Salem possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft. His 1859 raid on harpers ferry, virginia, failed to inspire a slave revolt and establish a free Appalachian state but became a crucial turning point in the fight against slavery and a catalyst for the violence that ignited the Civil War.

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Envisioning America: English Plans for the Colonization of North America, 1580-1640 Bedford Series in History & Culture

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Salem 1692. This collection of documents gives twenty-first century readers a glimpse of the time when the possibility of colonizing North America was anything but certain. Pamphlets, accounts, and engravings from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century capture the process of English colonization from its origins in promotional propaganda to its realization on the shores of North America.

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Bitter Bonds: A Colonial Divorce Drama of the Seventeenth Century

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Markus Wiener Publication #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Salem, Massachuestts. History of Salem Witches. Salem 1692. Salem possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft. Paul boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum. It provides insights into the rigorous jurisprudence of the day, and sketches the policies of the East India Company. This work weaves together details about women in colonial societies in East and Southeast Asia.

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The Buccaneers of America Dover Maritime

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Dover Publications #ad - History of Salem Witches. A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, Venezuela, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, and Colombia more than 300 years ago.

Salem 1692. Salem possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft. Paul boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum. Used book in Good Condition. The activities of these bands of plundering sea rovers reached a peak in the second half of the seventeenth century, when this remarkable eyewitness account was first published 1678. Alexander exquemelin, thought to be a Frenchman who enlisted with the buccaneers for a time, chronicles the bold feats of these raiders as they ravaged shipping and terrorized Caribbean settlements.

Salem, Massachuestts. Exquemelin provides fascinating details of the french presence in Hispaniola now comprising the island nations of Haiti and the Dominican Republic describes the features of that country and its inhabitants, and comments at length on the origin of the buccaneers, vividly recounting their rules of conduct and way of life.

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Witchcraft in Europe, 400-1700: A Documentary History Middle Ages Series

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University of Pennsylvania Press #ad - Together with explanatory notes, introductory essays—which have been revised to reflect current research—and a new bibliography, the documents gathered in Witchcraft in Europe vividly illumine the dark side of the European mind. Now greatly expanded, the classic anthology of contemporary texts reexamines the phenomenon of witchcraft, taking into account the remarkable scholarship since the book's publication almost thirty years ago.

Spanning the period from 400 to 1700, the second edition of Witchcraft in Europe assembles nearly twice as many primary documents as the first, many newly translated, along with new illustrations that trace the development of witch-beliefs from late Mediterranean antiquity through the Enlightenment. Used book in Good Condition.

Used book in Good Condition. Salem, Massachuestts. Trial records, along with striking contemporary illustrations depicting the career of the Devil and his works, eyewitness statements, and witches' confessions, inquisitors' reports, testify to the hundreds of years of terror that enslaved an entire continent.

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Treatise on Slavery: Selections from De Instauranda Aethiopum Salute Hackett Classics

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Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Paul boyer & Stephen Nissenbaum. In de instauranda aethiopum salute 1627--the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas--Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, and their beliefs, their languages, and provided an exposé of the abuse of slaves in the Americas.

This collection of previously untranslated selections from sandoval's book is an invaluable resource for understanding the history of the African diaspora, slavery in colonial Latin America, and the role of Christianity in the formation of the Spanish Empire; it also provides insights into early modern European concepts of race.

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