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The Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts
     

The Haunted: A Social History of Ghosts

by O. Davies
 

ISBN-10: 023023710X

ISBN-13: 9780230237100

Pub. Date: 10/10/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

'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.

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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:
9780230237100
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/10/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction PART 1: EXPERIENCE Manifestation Geography of Haunting Seeking Ghosts PART 2: EXPLANATION Debating Ghosts All in the Mind PART 3: REPRESENTATION Imitating the Dead Projecting Ghosts Treading the Boards and Under the Covers The Future for Ghosts

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