Switching sides : how a generation of historians lost sympathy for the victims of the Salem witch hunt / Tony Fels.

Author
Fels, Tony, 1949- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
  • ©2018
  • 2018
Description
xvi, 262 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-249) and index.
Contents
Starkey's devil in Massachusetts and the Post-World War II consensus -- Boyer and Nissenbaum's Salem possessed and the anti-capitalist critique -- An aside: investigations into the practice of actual witchcraft in seventeenth-century New England -- Demos's entertaining satan and the functionalist perspective -- Karlsen's devil in the shape of a woman and feminist interpretations -- Norton's in the devil's snare and racial approaches, I -- Norton's in the devil's snare and racial approaches, II.
ISBN
  • 9781421424378 ((paperback ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1421424371 ((paperback ; : alkaline paper))
LCCN
2017016625
OCLC
999673278
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