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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft by [Paul Boyer]
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The authors' whole approach to the Salem disaster is canny, rewarding, and sure to fascinate readers interested in that aberrant affair.-- "The Atlantic" --This text refers to the audioCD edition.

About the Author

Paul Boyer was Merle Curti Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Stephen Nissenbaum received his AB from Harvard College, his MA from Columbia University, and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst since 1968, and is currently professor of history there. He has been the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Charles Warren Center at Harvard. In addition, he was James P. Harrison Professor of History at the College of William and Mary, 1989-90.

Norman Dietz is a writer, voice-over artist, and audiobook narrator. He has won numerous Earphones Awards and was named one of the fifty "Best Voices of the Century" by AudioFile magazine. He and his late wife, Sandra, transformed an abandoned ice-cream parlor into a playhouse, which served "the world's best hot fudge sundaes" before and after performances. The founder of Theatre in the Works, he lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

--This text refers to the audioCD edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00DHC8C5I
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Harvard University Press (1 January 1976)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1960 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 249 pages
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