American Witches

American Witches

A Broomstick Tour Through Four Centuries

Book - 2016
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"The history of American witches is way weirder than you ever imagined. From bewitched pigs hell-bent on revenge to gruesome twentieth-century murders, American Witches reveals strange incidents of witchcraft that have long been swept under the rug as bizarre sidenotes to history. On a tour through history that's both whimsical and startling, we'll encounter seventeenth-century children flying around inside their New England home zlike geese.y We'll meet a father-son team of pious Puritans who embarked on a mission that involved undressing ladies and overseeing hangings. And on the eve of the Civil War, we'll accompany a reporter as he dons a dress and goes searching for witches in New York City's most dangerous neighborhoods. Entertainingly readable and rich in amazing details often left out of today's texts, American Witches casts a flickering torchlight into the dark corners of American history."--Page [2] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]
ISBN: 9781510703803
1510703802
Branch Call Number: 133.43 FAIR
Characteristics: 303 pages ; 23 cm

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