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Author Lachapelle, Sofie

Title Investigating the supernatural : from spiritism and occultism to psychical research and metapsychics in France, 1853-1931 / Sofie Lachapelle

Publ Info Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  BF1434.F8 L33 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[179]-186 and index
Contents From turning tables to spiritism -- Occult wisdoms, astral bodies, and human fluids -- Pathologies of the supernatural -- Witnessing and testifying to psychical phenomena -- The rise and fall of metapsychics
LC subject Occultism -- France -- History -- 19th century
Occultism -- France -- History -- 20th century
Supernatural -- History -- 19th century
Supernatural -- History -- 20th century
Parapsychology -- France -- History -- 19th century
Parapsychology -- France -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9781421400136 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421400138 (hardcover : alk. paper)