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

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

by Carol F. Karlsen

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780393317596
Pages: 384
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-17
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"A pioneer work in . . . the sexual structuring of society. This is not just another book about witchcraft."—Edmund S. Morgan, Yale University Confessing to "Familiarity with the Devils," Mary Johnson, a servant, was executed by Connecticut officials in 1648. A wealthy Boston widow, Ann Hibbens, was hanged in 1656 for casting spells on her neighbors. In 1662, Ann Cole was "taken with very strange Fits" and fueled an outbreak of witchcraft ...