The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England

Synopsis

In this work, Carol Karlsen reveals the social construction of witchcraft in 17th century New England and illuminates the larger contours of gender relations in that society. "A pioneering work in . . . the sexual structuring of society. This is not just another book about witchcraft".--Edmund S. Morgan, Yale University.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1998