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John Demos

John Demos is the Samuel Knight Professor of History Emeritus at Yale. His most recent book is The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic. (December 2015)

‘The Trial of George Jacobs Sr. for Witchcraft, August 5, 1692’; painting by Tompkins Harrison Matteson, 1885

Satan in Salem

The Witches: Salem, 1692

by Stacy Schiff

Satan and Salem: The Witch-Hunt Crisis of 1692

by Benjamin C. Ray

December 3, 2015 issue

Killed by the Panic

Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany

by Lyndal Roper

December 21, 2006 issue

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