The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits

The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits

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The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits, Third Edition includes more than 600 fascinating entries about ghosts, hauntings, related paranormal phenomenon, 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.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2000
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780816040865
Characteristics: xiv, 430 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm


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This encyclopedia is a great resource for students looking for information about figures such as Marie Laveau and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The encyclopedia also provides additional resources at the end of every entry.


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