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New England"s place in the history of witchcraft.

by George Lincoln Burr

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England.
    • Subjects:
    • Witchcraft -- History.,
    • Witchcraft -- New England.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1566 .B8 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5760060M
      ISBN 100836958764
      LC Control Number71164592
      OCLC/WorldCa163180

      Upham’s History of Witchcraft and Salem Village. Boston, Wiggin & Lunt, Woodward’s Historical Series, embracing Annals of Witchcraft in New England by Samuel G. Drake, furnished the citations from Drake. New England Genealogical and Antiquarian Register, October, , p. , was the source of extracts from W. F. Poole. antique NEW ENGLAND HISTORY map witchcraft puritans indians whaling quakers Click HERE to view or search E listings. This listing is for hardcover, cloth over board book, pages, measures approx "x9". Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake. With numerous illustrations.

      ‎A History of Witchcraft in England from to is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Wallace Notestein is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Wallace Notestein then we. A Treasury of New England Folklore (Crown Publishers, ). Reprint. Davis, Hubert J. The Silver Bullet, and Other American Witch Stories (Jonathan David Publishers, ). Demos, John. Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft & the Culture of Early New England .

        New England's Place In The History Of Witchcraft - J Burr () New Orleans Superstitions - L Hearn () Notes on Witchcraft - G L Kittredge () Obeah Witchcraft in the West Indies - H J Bell () Observations Suggested by the Cattle Plague, about Witchcraft, Credulity, Superstition - H Constable () Occult Essays - A P Sinnett ().   Contemporary views of witchcraft put forward by judges, theological writers and the medical profession are examined, as is the place of witchcraft in the popular imagination. Jim Sharpe also looks at the gender dimensions of the witch persecution, and the treatment of witchcraft in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.


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New England"s place in the history of witchcraft by George Lincoln Burr Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from New England's Place in the History of Witchcraft Professor Kittredge. Prosecution. Which he uses instead. Does not mean the same thing; and. If it did.

I fear it would lose no time in falling under the same stigma. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www Author: George Lincoln Burr. Page 15 - The remark," says Professor Kittredge New Englands place in the history of witchcraft.

book 42), "that Calvinism was especially responsible for witch-trials is a loose assertion which has to reckon with the fact that the last burning for witchcraft at Geneva took place in " Who may have ventured such a remark I do not know, and I have no wish to defend it.

I should be slow to believe that Calvinism could be more responsible. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burr, George Lincoln, New England's place in the history of witchcraft.

Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press []. - New England's Place in the History of Witchcraft. Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, Works in which George Lincoln Burr's notes are cited as basis: Hulme, Edward Maslin (), The Renaissance, the Protestant Revolution and the Catholic Reformation in Continental Europe, New York: The Century Press - Hulme, Edward Maslin (   That's why we've chosen books that explore the history of witchcraft in New England and the Salem Witch Trials for our Halloween reading list.

While we get in a spooky mood, they are an interesting but harrowing reminder of the New England's Puritan past and the effects of. Before Connecticut’s final witch trial took place inforty-six people were accused of witchcraft in that state and 11 were put to death for the crime.

In Virginia, people were less. Witch-hunts also took place during the 17th century in the American colonies. These were particularly common in the colonies of Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Haven. The myth of the witch had a strong cultural presence in 17th century New England and, as in Europe, witchcraft was strongly associated with devil-worship.

Witch trials and witch related accusations were at a high during the early modern period in Britain, a time that spanned from the beginning of the 16 th century to the end of the 18 th century. Witchcraft in this article refers to any magical or supernatural practices made by mankind.

Prior to it being made a capital offence in it was often seen as a healing art, performed by people. Raymond Buckland is one of Wicca's most prolific writers, and his work Complete Book of Witchcraft continues to remain popular two decades after it was first published - and for good reason.

Although this book represents a more eclectic flavor of Wicca rather than a particular tradition, it's presented in a workbook-like format that allows new seekers to work through the exercises at their. This list is for non-fiction works that cover the history of witchcraft and witch-hunts.

No limits on time periods covered, but all books should be nonfiction. Books that cover witch-hunts in a broader context (i.e., The Scientific Revolution, Colonial America, etc.) are acceptable as well. This superb documentary collection illuminates the history of witchcraft and witch-hunting in seventeenth-century New England.

The cases examined begin inextend to the Salem outbreak inand document for the first time the extensive Stamford-Fairfield, Connecticut, witch-hunt of – Here one encounters witch-hunts through the eyes of those who participated in them: the.

In that sense, the “History of New England Witchcraft” symbolizes Ichabod’s uncertain position as he “tarries” in Sleepy Hollow—having been educated as a schoolteacher, he has not yet matured enough to leave behind dreams and fantasies and make a real, practical life for himself (something he does do once he leaves Tarry Town behind.

In the book, The Devil in the Shape of a Woman, Carol F. Karlsen discusses the role and position of women in Puritan society during the witchcraft trials of New England.

Karlsen pulled together research from several different sources, most notably the Essex court records and various histories of the New England colonies/5(99). The history of witches and witchcraft dates as far back as ancient Greece and Rome to the late middle ages, early modern times in Europe, and to life in early New England.

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New England's Place in the History of Witchcraft Item Preview remove-circle New England's Place in the History of Witchcraft by George Lincoln Burr. Publication date Publisher The Society Collection.

] New England's Place in Witchcraft. NEW ENGLAND'S PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF WITCHCRAFT BY GEORGE LINCOLN BURR It is now more than twenty years since I reached the threshold of this theme.

Happily it was to learn in time its perils. I was about to read before the American Historical Association a paper on "The Literature of. Witchcraft in colonial New England both intrigues and confounds us. Long before film and television focused obsessively on supernatural themes, Americans writers and artists have grappled with how best to comprehend the witchcraft scare in Salem and the larger system of.

Witchcraft - Witchcraft - The witch hunts: Although accusations of witchcraft in contemporary cultures provide a means to express or resolve social tensions, these accusations had different consequences in premodern Western society where the mixture of irrational fear and a persecuting mentality led to the emergence of the witch hunts.

In the 11th century attitudes toward witchcraft and. “The Real Witches of New England offers illuminating insight into contemporary witchcraft’s place in New England’s larger Pagan community.

Following an introductory section tracing the devastating evolution of the Western cultural construct of conspiratorial ‘witchcraft,’ Hopman conducts two series of interviews that mirror the divide between the historical persecution of purported.

Cotton Mather / ˈ m æ ð ər / FRS (Febru – Febru ) was a New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most frequently remembered today for his involvement in the Salem witch trials.

This book is more a history of witchcraft trials and outcomes in England, rather than of witchcraft itself. The writing is dry bordering on dull, which is to be expected of a textbook from the period in which this one was written.

It's factual accounts, with Reviews:   “He passed a new Act that made almost all forms of witchcraft punishable by death,” writes Erin Hillis for Impetus. Inseveral years before taking the throne, James had written a book .Originally published in England in under the title Witchcraft, this book appears now for the first time in paperback and includes a new preface by the editor.

Reviews "An essential volume of Elizabethan texts for all libraries, for all literary and history students, and indeed for all curious readers."—.