The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits

The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits

Book - 2000 | 2nd ed.
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More than 500 A-to-Z entries examine famous hauntings, historical figures and events, and the myths and legends surrounding ghosts and spirits in different cultures.

The second edition features recent break-throughs and incidents, new information about important myths, and the increase in scientifically conducted studies; new and updated entries on prominent people in the field; new entries on Japanese ghosts, ghost lore, and ghost history; and expanded international coverage.

Entries include:
-- Gremlins: Small, pesky spirits that first appeared in British military aircraft during World War II
-- Poltergeists: The repressed emotions of adolescents may somehow activate these paranormal forces
-- Ghostbusters: The real-life researchers into the paranormal and their investigative techniques.

Alternative Title: Ghosts and spirits
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2000.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780816040858
Branch Call Number: 133.103
Characteristics: xiv, 430 p. : ill. ; 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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