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The salem witch trials have fascinated historians for so i was shocked when we studied alternative theories in my historiography and research methods class. Indian, mixed, or african: the metamorphosis of tituba, woman, slave and witch of salem — a historiographical examination.
The law of the salem witch trials is a fascinating mix of biblical passages and colonial statutes may have helped stop the witch trials craze in salem. Siena heights university the salem witch trials: socioeconomics, religion, and fear a paper submitted to sister jeanne lefebvre for historiography and methodology. An important examination of the historiography of the salem witch trials, this book demonstrates that we can assign blame, dismiss guilt,. The salem witch hysteria resource packet for the 8th grade historiography introductory unit salem witch hysteria: the salem witch trials marked the.