In the Shadow of Salem: The Andover Witch Hunt of 1692


In 1692, the Massachusetts town of Andover saw more people accused of witchcraft than any other. Using extensive primary source research, author Richard Hite tells for the first time the fascinating story of this long overlooked phase of the largest witch hunt in American history. (2018, hardcover)

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“[In the Shadow of Salem] ought to inspire further research and serve as an introductory volume to the early modern witchcraft persecutions in Andover.” —Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies


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