Librarything review user review - mbmackay - librarything this book was a fail for me i'm sure that mary beth norton is the master of her material, but she failed to present in a manner that would make her mastery accessible to the average reader. With the large and growing literature about the 1692 events, historians will immediately ask whether there is any good reason for yet another book in the devil’s snare does indeed make a number of valuable contributions norton, assisted by several student assistants, has conducted meticulous research in the original sources. Camp x book report 1559 words | 7 pages title: camp x author: erik walters introduction: this book report discusses the plot, significant characters, setting (eg, time of the story took place, historical background), problems and resolutions, themes or messages of the story.
The devil’s snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 by mary beth norton in the devil’s snare is a book about the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 in which the towns people accused women and men of using witchcraft to cause unexplained happenings throughout the town the men and women appeared to be possessed by the devil, nothing else could explain it. Review of the book, in the devil's snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1962 by mary beth norton.
In april 1692, as these losses mounted, several teenage girls began having fits that they attributed to the devil, to witches and to indians the colonists thus found themselves, says norton, being punished both by visible spirits (indians) and invisible ones (the devil. In the devil's snare homework help questions what is a summary of in the devil's snare in the devil's snare is a scholarly work concerning the salem witch trials of 1692, held in salem, massachusetts.
Elliot’s book explains spanish political and military affairs between 1469 and 1716 in great detail it is not necessary to be an expert on spanish history to fully understand the inner workings of the spanish monarchy as it truggled to centralize the nation and defend catholicism during the reformation after reading this book. What makes norton's book special is the care with which she has combed through the primary sources and the skill with which she sifts the data in arriving at what is, for my money, the best explanation of the massachusetts tragedy.
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Oldspeak book review: in the devil’s snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 among the dead was the town pastor, who, according to a report from a militia captain who arrived too late, was barbarously murthered stript naked cut & mangled by these sons of beliall norton then cuts to a dramatically different scene a week before the. In the devil's snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 - kindle edition by mary beth norton download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading in the devil's snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692. Mary beth norton’s, in the devil’s snare, argues the fear of indian attacks on frontier settlements in colonial new england triggered the 1692 witchcraft crisis over a period of eighteen months and through the use of primary sources, norton explores the idea that early new england settlers had a very real reason to fear the devil.
Part of the originality of this study lies in norton's refusal to read events through the lens of contemporary psychology, offering instead a lively account of the ways 17th-century men and women would have thought about them very simply, norton's book is a first-rate narrative history of one of america's more sordid yet ever-fascinating tales. Oldspeak book review: in the devil’s snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 and you have most of the ingredients in historian mary beth norton’s new book, in the devil’s snare: who, according to a report from a militia captain who arrived too late, was barbarously murthered stript naked cut & mangled by these sons of beliall.
The devil’s snare: the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 by mary beth norton in the devil’s snare is a book about the salem witchcraft crisis of 1692 in which the towns people accused women and men of using witchcraft to cause unexplained happenings throughout the town.