The Devil in the Shape of a Woman
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Carol F. Karlsen
Categories: Witchcraft
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Vintage

Confessing to "Familiarity with the Devils." Mary Johnson, a servant, was executed by Connecticut officials in 1648. A wealthy Boston widow, Ann Hibbens, was ha
The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Carol F. Karlsen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"A pioneer work in…the sexual structuring of society. This is not just another book about witchcraft." —Edmund S. Morgan, Yale University Confessing to "fam
The Path of the Devil
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Gary F. Jensen
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Combining diverse sociological and philosophical theories, this title offers a comparative analysis of the witch hunts of the early modern era. It contains an a
In the Devil's Snare
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Mary Beth Norton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Vintage

Award-winning historian Mary Beth Norton reexamines the Salem witch trials in this startlingly original, meticulously researched, and utterly riveting study. In
Converging Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Louise A. Breen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Providing a survey of colonial American history both regionally broad and "Atlantic" in coverage, Converging Worlds presents the most recent research in an acce
Spellbound
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Elizabeth Reis
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America is a collection of twelve articles that revisit crucial events in the history of witchcraft and spiritual feminism i
The Captive's Position
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Teresa A. Toulouse
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-23 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Why do narratives of Indian captivity emerge in New England between 1682 and 1707 and why are these texts, so centrally concerned with women's experience, suppo
Gender and Witchcraft
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: Brian Paul Levack
Categories: Demonology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century New England
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors:
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-14 - Publisher: Duke University Press

This superb documentary collection illuminates the history of witchcraft and witch-hunting in seventeenth-century New England. The cases examined begin in 1638,
No More Separate Spheres!
Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: Cathy N. Davidson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-05-10 - Publisher: Duke University Press

DIVArgues against the use of male/female gender categories to characterize public and domestic life./div