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The Penguin book of witches
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New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
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xix, 294 pages ; 20 cm
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Rancho Cordova
133.43 P398 2014
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"Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval Europe through colonial America from a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends. Bringing to life stories like that of Eunice Cole, tried for attacking a teenage girl with a rock and buried with a stake through her heart; Jane Jacobs, a Bostonian so often accused of witchcraft that she took her tormentors to court on charges of slander; and Increase Mather, an exorcism-performing minister famed for his knowledge of witches, this volume provides a unique tour through the darkest history of English and North American witchcraft."--publisher.

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Includes index.
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"Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval Europe through colonial America from a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, The Penguin Book of Witches is a treasury of historical accounts of accused witches that sheds light on the reality behind the legends. Bringing to life stories like that of Eunice Cole, tried for attacking a teenage girl with a rock and buried with a stake through her heart; Jane Jacobs, a Bostonian so often accused of witchcraft that she took her tormentors to court on charges of slander; and Increase Mather, an exorcism-performing minister famed for his knowledge of witches, this volume provides a unique tour through the darkest history of English and North American witchcraft."--publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Howe, K. (2014). The Penguin book of witches. New York, Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Howe, Katherine, 1977-. 2014. The Penguin Book of Witches. New York, Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Howe, Katherine, 1977-, The Penguin Book of Witches. New York, Penguin Books, 2014.

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Howe, Katherine. The Penguin Book of Witches. New York, Penguin Books, 2014.

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