Possessions: The History and Uses of Haunting in the Hudson Valley
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Possessions: The History and Uses of Haunting in the Hudson Valley

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The cultural landscape of the Hudson River Valley is crowded with ghosts--the ghosts of Native Americans and Dutch colonists, of Revolutionary War soldiers and spies, of presidents, slaves, priests, and laborers. "Possessions" asks why this region just outside New York City became the locus for so many ghostly tales, and shows how these hauntings came to operate as a pecul...more
Paperback, 296 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Harvard University Press (first published October 31st 2003)
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