Crane, Elaine

 

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Elaine Forman Crane is Professor of History and American Studies at Fordham University in New York.  She teaches courses about early America with emphasis on gender and legal history. In addition to Witches, Wife Beaters and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America, featured on Rorotoko, she is the author of several other books, including Killed Strangely: the Death of Rebecca Cornell, a study of the only matricide case in colonial America.


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On her book Witches, Wife Beaters, and Whores: Common Law and Common Folk in Early America
(Our Cover Feature of January 23, 2012)