Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology

Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology

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The second edition (1984) is cited in Sheehy . The third edition has been significantly updated and expanded with some 500 new entries on New Age topics and other notable paranormal happenings. The Encyclopedia offers objective coverage of people, places, events, and ideas in alphabetically-arranged entries that range from a paragraph to several pages in length, depending on the importance of the subject discussed. In certain controversial areas, the cases both for and against are presented. In addition to a comprehensive general index, there are nine topic indexes which include: animals, birds, insects; demons; gems; geographical areas; Gods; paranormal phenomena; periodicals; plants and flowers; and societies and organizations. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., [1990]
Edition: Third edition
Copyright Date: ©1990
ISBN: 9780810349070
Branch Call Number: REF 133.03 ENCYC
Characteristics: 2 volumes ; 29 cm
Notes: "Based on substantially revised material from Encyclopedia of occultism by Lewis Spence, London, 1920, and Encyclopedia of psychic science by Nandor Fodor, London, 1934."
"A compendium of information on the occult sciences, magic, demonology, superstitions, spiritism, mysticism, metaphysics, psychical science, and parapsychology, with biographical and bibliographical notes and comprehensive indexes."


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