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A Fever in Salem: A New Interpretation of the New England Witch Trials

by Laurie Winn Carlson

Between 1918 and the early 1930s, some five million people worldwide fell ill with a strange neurological disorder called encephalitis lethargica. Symptoms included convulsions, hallucinations, hyperactivity, deranged speech and behavior, coma, and in many cases, death. Carlson compares accounts of the 20th century pandemic with descriptions of the "demonic possession" reported in early New England. She builds a strong case that the bewitched persons in Salem and other New England towns may have been ill with encephalitis lethargica.

Washington - In The Pacific Northwest

by Laurie Winn Carlson Michael K. Green Susan Allen Myers

Washington in the Pacific Northwest is a middle school Washington history textbook. The outline for this book is based on Washington's Essential Learning Requirements for social studies and teaches geography, civics, economics, and history. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history.

Washington in the Pacific Northwest

by Laurie Winn Carlson Michael K. Green Susan Allen Myers

Washington in the Pacific Northwest is a middle school Washington history textbook. The outline for this book is based on Washington's Essential Learning Requirements for social studies and teaches geography, civics, economics, and history. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history.

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