Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1692 (New Narratives in American History)

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  • ISBN: 0195161300
  • Author: Richard Godbeer
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Genre: History
  • Date: January 6, 2005
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

The Salem witch hunt of 1692 is among the most infamous events in early American history; however, it was not the only such episode to occur in New England that year. Escaping Salem reconstructs the “other witch hunt” of 1692 that took place in Stamford, Connecticut. Concise …