Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts / Edition 1

Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts / Edition 1

by Owen Davies
     
 

The Haunted is the first truly comprehensive social history of ghosts. Using fascinating and entertaining examples, Davies places the history of ghosts within their wider social and cultural context and examines why a belief in ghosts continues to be vibrant, socially relevant and historically illuminating.See more details below

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The Haunted is the first truly comprehensive social history of ghosts. Using fascinating and entertaining examples, Davies places the history of ghosts within their wider social and cultural context and examines why a belief in ghosts continues to be vibrant, socially relevant and historically illuminating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403939241
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/27/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
• PART I: EXPERIENCE
• Manifestation
• Geography of Haunting
• Seeking Ghosts
* PART II: EXPLANATION
• Debating Ghosts
• All in the Mind
• PART III: REPRESENTATION
* Imitating the Dead
• Projecting Ghosts
• Treading the Boards and Under the Covers
• The Future for Ghosts

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