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Witches, wife beaters, and whores : common law and common folk in early America / Elaine Forman Crane.

Author/creator Crane, Elaine Forman
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoIthaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Descriptionix, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents In Dutch with the neighbors : slander "in a well regulated Burghery" -- Bermuda triangle : witchcraft, Quakers, and sexual eclecticism -- "Leave of[f] or else I would cry out murder" : the community response to family violence in early New England -- Cold comfort : race and rape in Rhode Island -- He would "shoot him upon the spott" : the eviction of Samuel Banister -- A ghost story.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2011011617
ISBN9780801450273 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0801450276 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780801477416 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0801477417 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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Joyner General Stacks KF394 .C736 2011 ✔ Available Place Hold

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