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Author Rapley, Robert, 1926-
Title Witch hunts : from Salem to Guantanamo Bay / Robert Rapley.
Imprint Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)

Author Rapley, Robert, 1926-
Subject Terrorism -- Prevention -- Political aspects -- United States.
Judicial error -- History.
Trials (Witchcraft) -- History.
Prisoners -- Abuse of -- History.
Civil rights -- Case studies.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 311 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-311).
Contents pt. 1. Witches and fear of the devil -- The Bamberg and Wurzburg witch hunts, 1626-1630 -- The characteristics of a witch hunt -- The devil in Loudun -- The arbitrary terror of a witch hunt -- The Salem witches -- Hysteria set loose.
pt. 2. The Dreyfus affair -- If it walks like a duck -- The Scottsboro boys -- The witch hunters -- The Guildford Four and the Maguire Seven -- Poer, secrecy, and the witch hunt.
pt. 3. America after 9/11 -- The president -- Muslim fears -- Guantanamo Bay -- Torture, rendition, and "ghost prisoners" -- The case of Maher Arat -- The shape of things to come.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 9780773577206 (electronic bk.)
0773577203 (electronic bk.)
9780773531864 (print)
OCLC # 716069048
Additional Format Print version: 9780773531864

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