Satan's silence: ritual abuse and the making of a modern American witch hunt

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Basic Books, 1995 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 317 pages
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Communities throughout the United States were convulsed in the 1980s by accusations, often without a shred of serious evidence that respectable men and women in their midst—many of them trusted preschool teachers—secretly gathered in far-reaching conspiracies to rape and terrorize children. In this powerful book, Debbie Nathan and Mike Snedeker examine the forces fueling this blind panic.

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Not recommended. This is one of the worst books ever written on the topic of ritual abuse. Nathan has shown herself to be extremely biased on this topic. There was no witch hunt.
for a more
accurate view of the topic
An Empirical Look at the Ritual Abuse Controversy
http://members.aol.com/ritualabuselinks/RA_evidence.htm
List of references on Satanic Ritual Abuse http://members.aol.com/smartnews/SRA_references_list.htm
 

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Debbie Nathan and her co-author do a great job rounding up all of the major ritual abuse cases of the 1980s and giving this period of hysteria its proper context. Especially interesting is how Nathan ... Read full review

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Bibliography: Ritual Abuse: The Controversy
(1995) Satan's silence: Ritual abuse and the making of a modern American witch hunt. Basic Books: NY, NY. Ofshe, R. (1994) Making monsters: False memories, ...
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Katha's Silence
... back in l995, to read Debbie Nathan and Michael Snedeker's definitive book Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch Hunt. ...
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Chapter 9-html
Those seeking an exhaustive investigative report on the day care cases should read Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch ...
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Fells Acres day-care Ritual Abuse case and the Boston press (1/2)
... and Michael Snedeker, "SATAN'S SILENCE: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch Hunt," Basic Books (Harper Collins Publishers), 1995. ...
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Timeline of the Ritual Abuse Panic
1980, Michelle Remembers, a supposedly true account of a young girl's torture at the hands of a secret coven of Satanists in Victoria, BC, is published. ...
members.shaw.ca/ imaginarycrimes/ timeline.htm

NCRJ -- Who We Are
... State Prisoners Handbook and is co-author, with Debbie Nathan, of Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch Hunt. ...
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About the author (1995)

Nathan is a nationally published award winning journalist.

Snedeker practices law in California but lives in Oregon.

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