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The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits, Third Edition

An eerily informative journey through the spirit world.


Praise for the hardcover edition:

"Believers and skeptics alike seeking information on various phenomena will find this book useful… (See Below for Full Description)
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An eerily informative journey through the spirit world.

Praise for the hardcover edition:
"Believers and skeptics alike seeking information on various phenomena will find this book useful…fascinating…"—Booklist

"This riveting volume provides a much-needed expansion and update of one of the best references on the subject."—School Library Journal

The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits, Third Edition includes more than 600 fascinating entries about ghosts, hauntings, related paranormal phenomena, the people who investigate them, and the key theories about what causes them. Widely regarded as the definitive reference in the field, this encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage written in an engaging style.

Paranormal expert Rosemary Ellen Guiley has compiled extensive research on the most current theories about what causes ghosts and the many new haunting cases documented since publication of the second edition. The third edition has been substantially updated with the addition of more than 130 new entries, more than 20 new black-and-white photographs, and an updated foreword by Troy Taylor, author and founder of the American Ghost Society. Many entries include bibliographical listings for further reading.

New and revised entries include:
  • After-death communication
  • Apparitions
  • Borley Rectory
  • Demonology
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Electronic voice phenomena
  • Lizzie Borden house
  • Mediums and mediumship
  • Necromancy
  • Poltergeists
  • Possessed possessions
  • Séances
  • Spirit photography
  • Talking boards
  • Wandering ghosts
  • Waverly Hills Sanatorium
  • and more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6738-1
ISBN-10 816067384
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series ---
Author Rosemary Ellen Guiley; Foreword by Troy Taylor
Publication Date 8/1/2007
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications More than 140 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Index. Bibliographic references. Cross-references.
Available Formats Print

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