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The Resource A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials, Laurie Winn Carlson

A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials, Laurie Winn Carlson

Label
A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials
Title
A fever in Salem
Title remainder
a new interpretation of the New England witch trials
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Winn Carlson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A reinterpretation of the events in Salem in 1692 reveals a medical cause for the strange symptoms that afflicted Salem residents and that were explained at the time as evidence of witchcraft
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carlson, Laurie M.
Dewey number
133.4/3/097445
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1576
LC item number
.C37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Witchcraft)
  • Epidemic encephalitis
  • Witchcraft
Label
A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials, Laurie Winn Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223122316285
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The witch craze in seventeenth-century New England -- The afflicted -- The response -- Mental illness and the persecution of witches -- The forgotten epidemic -- What happened at Salem? -- Alternative outcomes -- Could encephalitis lethargica return? -- Satanic possession and Christian beliefs
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 197 pages
Isbn
9781566633093
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
99027520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)41173665
Label
A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials, Laurie Winn Carlson
Publication
Bar code
31223122316285
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The witch craze in seventeenth-century New England -- The afflicted -- The response -- Mental illness and the persecution of witches -- The forgotten epidemic -- What happened at Salem? -- Alternative outcomes -- Could encephalitis lethargica return? -- Satanic possession and Christian beliefs
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 197 pages
Isbn
9781566633093
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
99027520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)41173665

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