Salem Witch Trials: Selected full-text books and articles
The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Inquiry into the Salem Witch Trials Alfred A. Knopf, 1949
Witch Hunts in the Western World: Persecution and Punishment from the Inquisition through the Salem Trials Greenwood Press, 2009
Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion in 17th-Century Massachusetts University of Massachusetts Press, 1984
The Aftermath of the Salem Witch Trials in Colonial America Historical Journal of Massachusetts, Vol. 33, No. 2, Summer 2005
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The Long and Short of Salem Witchcraft: Chronology and Collective Violence in 1692 Journal of Social History, Vol. 42, No. 1, Fall 2008
Understanding The Crucible: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents Greenwood Press, 1998
Librarian’s tip: This includes background and primary source documents on the Salem Witch trials
FREE! Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706 Barnes & Noble, 1914
Librarian’s tip: This includes primary source documents on the Salem Witch trials
The Witchcraft Sourcebook Routledge, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 43 "The Salem Witchcraft Trials, 1692" includes primary source documents
Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "The Tongue is a Witch"
Puritanism in Early America D. C. Heath, 1950
Librarian’s tip: "The Devil and Cotton Mather" begins on p. 79
FREE! The Wonders of the Invisible World: Being an Account of the Tryals of Several Witches Lately Executed in New England John Russell Smith, 1862
A Quest for Security: The Life of Samuel Parris, 1653-1720 Greenwood Press, 1990
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Under an Evil Hand: The Witchcraft Crisis" and Chap. 7 "A Summer of Trials and Executions"
A Miscellany of American Christianity: Essays in Honor of H. Shelton Smith Duke University Press, 1963
Librarian’s tip: "Puritan Character in the Witchcraft Episode of Salem" begins on p. 138
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