Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 3:00am

In today’s Academic Minute, Cornell University's Mary Beth Norton explores why the Salem witchcraft crisis was statistically more dangerous for men who found themselves accused than it was for women. Norton is Mary Donlon Alger Professor of American History at Cornell, and author of In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692. Find out more about her here. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

 

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