The Devil in Massachusetts

Critique of Starkey’s book The Devil in Massachussets and its accuracy regarding the Salem Witch Trials.

The Devil in Massachusetts describes in detail the people and events that surrounded the infamous Salem Witch Trials. While Starkey’s book claims to be an accurate history, it requires further investigation. The paper concludes that Starkey’s tale is accurate and it does describe in great detail the rather horrific events of that and later Witch Hunts.