The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege

@inproceedings{Roach2002TheSW,
  title={The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege},
  author={Marilynne K. Roach},
  year={2002}
}
Based on twenty-seven years of original archival research, including the discovery of previously unknown documents, this day-by-day narrative of the hysteria that swept through Salem Village in 1692 and 1693 reveals new connections behind the events, and shows how rapidly a community can descend into bloodthirsty madness. Roach opens her work with chapters on the history of the Puritan colonies of New England, and explains how these people regarded the metaphysical and the supernatural. The… Expand
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