The Salem witch trials a primary source history of the witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts by Jenny MacBain

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Uses primary source documents, narrative, and illustrations to recount the history of the witch hunt and trials that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts, in the seventeenth century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

Book details

StatementJenny MacBain.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesPrimary sources in American history, Primary sources in American history (New York, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsKFM2478.8.W5 M33 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3551645M
ISBN 10082393683X
LC Control Number2002000673

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