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The Other World: Spiritualism and Psychical Research in England, 1850-1914 Paperback – 27 Apr 1984

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  • Paperback: 532 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; New Ed edition (27 April 1984)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 052134767X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521347679
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3 x 22.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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"This is a book of rich and complex texture dealing with important activities of Victorian and Edwardian society: spiritualism and physical research....a most stimulating study..." Journal of Modern History

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The Other World examines the public fascination with spiritualism and psychical research in Britain from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century. It attempts to understand the reasons why artisans, intellectuals, and aristocrats alike embraced spiritualism as a surrogate religion or endorsed psychical research as the science of the future.



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