Book Reviews of The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England

The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
The Devil in the Shape of a Woman Witchcraft in Colonial New England
Author: Carol F. Karlsen
ISBN-13: 9780393317596
ISBN-10: 0393317595
Publication Date: 4/1998
Pages: 370
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
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Meticulous research and a novel take on the underlying causes of the witchcraft hysteria of colonial New England are marred by an overly scholastic tone and the author's heavy reliance on statistical analysis instead of psychological, sociological, or historical examination.
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Very interesting book that looks into the societal causes of witchcraft in New England
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Very detailed
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Very informative.