It was written as a traveler's guide to the vicinity of Salem and includes maps, photos and original quotes. This book is a must read regards the individual and mass human psyche. What was done by all should be Another October read. The author states in the preface that it is written as a tour guide. It is broken up into four sections: a compact, well written history, a useful chronology of important events, a guide to important locations and finally maps of showing those locations in Danvers, Salem and Beverly.
The following work has been written to afford those visiting the Salem environs a means of acquainting themselves with the physical remains of the outbreak o. .
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In the opening chapter, Norton directly connects the witchcraft hysteria to the First and Second Indian Wars. Norton vividly describes how a group of a hundred and fifty Wabanakis Indians raided and burned the settlement of York, Maine in 1691.
Learn about what led to the allegations and the hundreds of people who were were accused. As a wave of hysteria spread throughout colonial Massachusetts, a special court convened in Salem to hear the cases; the first convicted witch, Bridget Bishop, was hanged that June. Eighteen others followed Bishop to Salem’s Gallows Hill, while some 150 more men, women and children were accused over the next several months.
A brief history of the Salem Witch Hysteria of 1692, David Brown does a good job of.Best short introduction to the topic that I've seen. I was expecting this to be a guidebook to Salem, Mass
A brief history of the Salem Witch Hysteria of 1692, David Brown does a good job of condensing down the happenings and facts into a slim volume that cuts out the extra details and basically gives you a 'just the facts' history of that year. Included are also maps of the areas with the pertinent locations marked, so that if you were to visit the area, you could find these locations easily. I was expecting this to be a guidebook to Salem, Mass. but this turns out to be a remarkably good short history of the witchhunting hysteria of 1692, with a short travel guide appended.
More than two hundred people were accused. Thirty were found guilty, nineteen of whom were executed by hanging (fourteen women and five men). One other man, Giles Corey, was pressed to death for refusing to plead, and at least five people died in jail.
Best Answer: Aronson, Marc. ISBN 0814713076 Brown, David .A Guide to the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692. David C. Brown: Washington Crossing, PA. 1984. ISBN 1416903151 Boyer, Paul & Nissenbaum, Stephen. Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA. 1974. ISBN 0674785266 Boyer, Paul & Nissenbaum, Stephen, ed. ISBN 0961341505 Burns, Margo & Rosenthal, Bernard.
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