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The Resource A Delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong

A Delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong

Label
A Delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials
Title
A Delusion of Satan
Title remainder
the full story of the Salem witch trials
Statement of responsibility
Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong
Title variation
Full story of the Salem witch trials
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the Salem witch trials applies contemporary psychology to the hysteria of the late 1600s, analyzing the Puritan mind and linking the trials to the "witch hunts" of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
MvI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hill, Frances
Dewey number
133.40974
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
KFM2478.8.W5
LC item number
H55 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Armstrong, Karen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Witchcraft
  • Salem (Mass.)
Label
A Delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "With a new preface by the author"--Cover
  • Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Sowing the dragon's teeth -- A witch cake -- The hand of Satan -- The nightmare of a religion -- New England night-birds -- A thing like a man -- Brother against brother -- Church of Putnam -- "As breath into the wind" -- The yellow bird -- Secret enemies -- Diabolical malice -- One of you is a devil -- Apparitions of a hundred persons -- A black man with an hat -- Into the unknown -- A wheel within a wheel -- Such horrid lies -- A bold fellow with his hat on -- Loud cries and clamours -- Full of grief -- The hanging tree -- "I know I must die" -- Satan's desire -- The guilt of innocent blood
Control code
sky201467073
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xviii, 269 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306811593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
ab 11/15
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 genealogical table, 1 map
Label
A Delusion of Satan : the full story of the Salem witch trials, Frances Hill ; introduction by Karen Armstrong
Publication
Note
  • "With a new preface by the author"--Cover
  • Originally published: New York : Doubleday, c1995
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Sowing the dragon's teeth -- A witch cake -- The hand of Satan -- The nightmare of a religion -- New England night-birds -- A thing like a man -- Brother against brother -- Church of Putnam -- "As breath into the wind" -- The yellow bird -- Secret enemies -- Diabolical malice -- One of you is a devil -- Apparitions of a hundred persons -- A black man with an hat -- Into the unknown -- A wheel within a wheel -- Such horrid lies -- A bold fellow with his hat on -- Loud cries and clamours -- Full of grief -- The hanging tree -- "I know I must die" -- Satan's desire -- The guilt of innocent blood
Control code
sky201467073
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
xviii, 269 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306811593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
ab 11/15
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 genealogical table, 1 map

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