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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents evidence to support the author's theory that the strange physical and mental symptoms experienced by the residents of Salem Village, Massachusetts in 1692, which were at the time attributed to witchcraft, were actually caused by encephalitis
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
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224512
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
133.4/3/097445
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1576
LC item number
.C37 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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a new interpretation of the New England witch trials
Label
A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials, Laurie Winn Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-188) and index
Contents
Witch craze in seventeenth-century New England -- Afflicted -- Response -- Mental illness and the persecution of witches -- Forgotten epidemic -- What happened at salem -- Alternative outcomes -- Could encephalitis lethargica return
Control code
1368932
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 197 p.
Isbn
9781566633093
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00043041
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44516574
  • (OCoLC)44516574
Label
A fever in Salem : a new interpretation of the New England witch trials, Laurie Winn Carlson
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-188) and index
Contents
Witch craze in seventeenth-century New England -- Afflicted -- Response -- Mental illness and the persecution of witches -- Forgotten epidemic -- What happened at salem -- Alternative outcomes -- Could encephalitis lethargica return
Control code
1368932
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 197 p.
Isbn
9781566633093
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00043041
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44516574
  • (OCoLC)44516574

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