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witchcraft, magic, occultism, natural philosophy, alchemy, ghosts, preternatural, early modern Atlantic world, early modern science, new england, new hampshire, colonial North America
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Tricia Peone holds a PhD in early American history with a specialization in early modern science. Her research interests include the history of magic, witchcraft, and the occult. Dr. Peone’s work examines the ways that people interpreted their experiences with unexplained or unusual phenomena in the early modern period. She has taught classes on the Salem witch trials, colonial New England, and New Hampshire history, and worked for several years as a historical consultant conducting research for projects related to cultural resources and historic preservation. She also previously worked as the public programs director at the New Hampshire Humanities Council, where she developed statewide public humanities programs. Currently she is a research scholar at Historic New England.

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North America, United Kingdom, United States
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17th century, 18th century, Early Modern
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Gender, Local & Regional, Public History, Religion, Science, Women