09 | Fight or Flight

The witchcraft panic had been gathering victims for months by the time George Burroughs was hanged, and many of them were still in jail. With nothing but torture and certain death awaiting them at the end of their imprisonment, many of the accused in Salem began to plot a more hopeful conclusion to their story.

SOURCES

  1. Mary Beth Norton, In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 (New York: Vintage Books, 2002).
  2. Bernard Rosenthal ed., Records of the Salem Witch Hunt (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
  3. Emerson Baker, A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).
  4. Diane E. Foulds, Death in Salem: The Private Lives behind the 1692 Witch Hunt (Guildford, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2010).
  5. Marilynne Roach, Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials (Boston: Da Capo Press, 2013).
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  8. David Goss, The Salem Witch Trials: A Reference Guide (Westport, CT: Greenwood 2008).
  9. David Goss, Daily Life during the Salem Witch Trials (Santa Barbara: Greenwood 2012).