Salem Witch Trials

Salem Witch Trials: Selected full-text books and articles

The Salem Witch Crisis By Larry Gragg Praeger, 1992
Witchcraft By Charles Alva Hoyt Southern Illinois University Press, 1989 (2nd edition)
Librarian's tip: Chap. 9 "Salem"
Witchcraft, Magic, and Religion in 17th-Century Massachusetts By Richard Weisman University of Massachusetts Press, 1984
The Long and Short of Salem Witchcraft: Chronology and Collective Violence in 1692 By Latner, Richard Journal of Social History, Vol. 42, No. 1, Fall 2008
Understanding The Crucible: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents By Claudia Durst Johnson; Vernon E. Johnson Greenwood Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: This includes background and primary source documents on the Salem Witch trials
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
FREE! Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706 By George Lincoln Burr Barnes & Noble, 1914
Librarian's tip: This includes primary source documents on the Salem Witch trials
The Witchcraft Sourcebook By Brian P. Levak Routledge, 2003
Librarian's tip: Chap. 43 "The Salem Witchcraft Trials, 1692" includes primary source documents
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Governing the Tongue: The Politics of Speech in Early New England By Jane Kamensky Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "The Tongue is a Witch"
Puritanism in Early America By George M. Waller 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 By Cotton Mather; Increase Mather John Russell Smith, 1862
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
A Miscellany of American Christianity: Essays in Honor of H. Shelton Smith By Stuart C. Henry Duke University Press, 1963
Librarian's tip: "Puritan Character in the Witchcraft Episode of Salem" begins on p. 138
Looking for a topic idea? Use Questia's Topic Generator
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.