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The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem

Autor: Schiff, Stacy

Editorial: Little Brown and Company

Formato:Tapa Dura
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The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem : The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.

It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death.

The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbors accused neighbors, parents and children each other. Aside from suffrage, the Salem Witch Trials represent the only moment when women played the central role in American history. In curious ways, the trials would shape the future republic.

As psychologically thrilling as it is historically seminal, THE WITCHES is Stacy Schiff's account of this fantastical story-the first great American mystery unveiled fully for the first time by one of our most acclaimed historians.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
History & Geography   United States
Cuerpo, Mente y Espíritu   Witchcraft & Wicca

ISBN 13:9780316387743
ISBN 10:0316387746
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:816
Tamaño:9.62" l x 6.42" w x 2.02" h
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