Witchcraft Myths in American Culture

Witchcraft Myths in American Culture

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A fascinating examination of how Americans think about and write about witches, from the 'real' witches tried and sometimes executed in early New England to modern re-imaginings of witches as pagan priestesses, comic-strip heroines and feminist icons.

The first half of the book is a thorough re-reading of the original documents describing witchcraft prosecutions from 1640-1700 and a re-thinking of these sources as far less coherent and trustworthy than most historians… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge (February 10, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 439 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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