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

Devil in the Shape of a Woman : Witchcraft in Colonial New England
Devil in the Shape of a Woman Witchcraft in Colonial New England
Author: Carol F. Karlsen
ISBN-13: 9780679721840
ISBN-10: 0679721843
Publication Date: 11/20/1989
Pages: 360
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
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.