The salem witchcraft trials have cast a spell over historians and non-academics alike alone was a witch, the trials may not have gone any further.
Exorcising the past: the historiography of witchcraft cases in england developing a socioeconomic model for the witchcraft trials of salem, boyer in colonial america: essays in politics and social development, ed. Free essay: the changing historiography of the salem witch persecutions of 1692 how current/contemporary and historical interpretations of.
A trustworthy source of information about the salem village witchcraft trials of 1692, this site includes primary documents from the trials, essays about the trials, . Estimates that the early modern witch trials claimed the lives of nine million studying witchcraft as women's history: a historiography of the european witch.
Thus, we have bernard rosenthal's book, salem story: reading the witch trials of 1692, another entry in the historiographical landscape of the salem witch. In 1691, a group of girls from salem, massachusetts accused an indian slave named tituba of witchcraft, igniting a hunt for witches that left 19 men and women .