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Plato's Ghost: Spiritualism in the American Renaissance

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In its day, spiritualism brought hundreds of thousands of Americans to seance tables and trance lectures. It has alternately been ridiculed as the apogee of fatuous credulity and hailed as a feminist movement. Its tricks have been exposed, its charlatans unmasked, and its heroes' names lost to posterity. In its day, however, its leaders were household names and politicians ...more
Hardcover, 218 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2009)
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