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The Devil on Trial - Philip Margulies; Maxine Rosaler
Call Number: 345.73 Dev
Publication Date: 2008
Examines five cases throughout history as examples of situations where people have compromised their principles in the name of safety, and covers the Salem witch trials, the Haymarket Affair trial, the Scopes "Monkey" trial, and others.

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The Devil in Massachusetts - Marion L. Starkey
Call Number: 133.4 Sta
Publication Date: 1969
An historical narrative of the Salem witch trials that includes dialogue from actual trial records.

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Witch-Hunt - Marc Aronson; Stephanie Anderson (Illustrator)
Call Number: 133.4 Aro
Publication Date: 2003
A skillful retelling of the endlessly fascinating story of the 1692 witchcraft crisis for young readers.

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Witches - Rosalyn Schanzer
Call Number: 133.4 Sch
Publication Date: 2011
An illustrated history of the witch hunts that took place in colonial-era Salem, Massachusetts, featuring primary source accounts, and describing the victims, accused witches, corrupt officials, and impact of the events on society.

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The Salem Witch Trials - Stuart A. Kallen
Call Number: 973.2 Ka
ISBN: 9781560065449
Publication Date: 1999
Discusses the Salem witch trials, including their Puritan background, the accusations made, and the outcome of the social hysteria that produced the situation.

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The Salem Witch Trials - Lori Lee Wilson
Call Number: 133.4 Wil
Publication Date: 1997
Discusses the witchcraft trials in Salem in 1692, the events leading up to them, and how the trials have been viewed by different historians since then.

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Witchcraft at Salem - Chadwick Hansen
Call Number: 133.4 Han
Publication Date: 1969
Focuses on the witchcraft controversy in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692.

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Massachusetts - Craig A. Doherty; Katherine M. Doherty
Call Number: 974.4 Do
Publication Date: 2005
Describes the history of Massachusetts, one of the thirteen original English colonies in North America, discussing its early explorers, first settlements, and life in colonial America, and includes information on how Massachusetts became a state.

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The Witches of Early America - Sally S. Booth
Call Number: 133.4 Boo
Publication Date: 1975
Portrays the witchcraft delusion and digs under surface manifestations for origins, and presents the drama of the witch hunts within and outside the legal systems.

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Salem Witchcraft - Charles Westworth Upham
Call Number: 133.4 Uph V.2
Publication Date: 1959
Contains details of the prosecutions of 1692 including depositions which take the reader into the innermost recesses of life in Salem.


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Daily Life Through History

Contains information about life in Colonial North America including food and drink, housing, religion, entertainment, and education.


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