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Occult, Parapsychology, Magic

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Occult, Parapsychology, Magic


Icelandic Spiritualism: Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland, Swatos Jr., William H.; Gissurarson, Loftur Reimar
1 Swatos Jr., William H.; Gissurarson, Loftur ReimarIcelandic Spiritualism: Mediumship and Modernity in Iceland
New Brunswick, NJ Transaction Publishers 1997 1560002735 / 9781560002734 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 6.25" x 9.25" 
First printing. Black cloth-look binding with silver spine titling. 269 pages. 3 black & white line portraits and 1 b&w diagram. Bibliography. Index. ~ Book is clean, tight, with no wear, interior pages unmarked, looks as new. Dust jacket is also fine with no wear, now protected in a clear archival cover. ~~ A scholarly social anthropological study of the role of spiritualism in Icelandic church and society during the first half of the twentieth century. The authors put forth the view that spiritualism was an integral part of Iceland's transition to modernity and its conversion to Christianity and demonstrate how "modern" spiritualism is a distinct phenomenon in Icelandic life. Of interest to philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists, and students of Icelandic studies. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Ghosts of Santa Rosa Island, Walby, David L.
2 Walby, David L.Ghosts of Santa Rosa Island
Pensacola, FL Embassy of the Conch Republic 2010 First Edition Booklet in Wraps As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
32-page booklet in stiff paper wraps. 4 black & white illustrations and 2 black & white maps. ~~ Fort Pickens is located on Santa Rosa Island, off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. It was the only one of four forts built to defend Pensacola Bay that was never occupied by the Confederates. The author is a volunteer at the Visitors Center at Ft. Pickens, which is now part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. This booklet is a collection of stories relating to ghosts and sightings of historical figures such as Lt. Loomis Langdon, Braxton Bragg, Colonel William Chase, and others, some told to Walby by visitors about their personal experiences, and some that have been historically documented, for which he provides footnotes. An interesting piece of ephemera. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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