04 | The Refugees
While the events of the Salem witch trials began within the borders of the Salem village community, many of the forces that drove it forward were external. As we’re about to see, Salem was full of more than stories about witchcraft—and those external threats were about to come home.
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- Theresa Toulouse, The Captive’s Position: Female Narrative, Male Identity, and Royal Authority in Colonial New England (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007).
- Jenny Hale Pulsipher, Subjects unto the Same King: Indians, English, and the Contest for Authority in Colonial New England (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005).
- Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum, Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974).
- Marilynne Roach, The Salem Witch Trials: A Day-by-Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege (New York: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2004).
- Christopher Trigg, “The Devil’s Book at Salem,” Early American Literature 49.1 (2014), pp. 37–65.
- Michael Laramie, King William’s War: The First Contest for North America, 1689–1697 (Yardley, PA: Westholme Press, 2017).
- Elaine Breslaw, Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and Puritan Fantasies (New York: New York University Press, 1996).
- Alan Taylor, American Colonies: The Settling of North America (New York: Penguin Random House, 2001).
- Emerson Baker and James Kences, “Maine, Indian Land Speculation, and the Essex County Witchcraft Outbreak of 1692,” Maine History 40.3 (Fall 2001), pp. 159–189.
- David Goss, The Salem Witch Trials: A Reference Guide (Westport, CT: Greenwood 2008).
- David Goss, Daily Life during the Salem Witch Trials (Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2012).
- Emerson Baker, A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).
- Diane E. Foulds, Death in Salem: The Private Lives behind the 1692 Witch Hunt (Guildford, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2010).