The Resource A history of spiritualism and the occult in Salem : the rise of Witch City, Maggi Smith-Dalton, (ebook)

A history of spiritualism and the occult in Salem : the rise of Witch City, Maggi Smith-Dalton, (ebook)

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A history of spiritualism and the occult in Salem : the rise of Witch City
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A history of spiritualism and the occult in Salem
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the rise of Witch City
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Maggi Smith-Dalton
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eng
Summary
Salem, Massachusetts, is the quintessential New England town, with its cobbled streets and strong ties to the sea. With the notoriety of the Salem witch trials, the city's reputation has been irrevocably linked to the occult. However, few know the history behind the religion of Spiritualism and the social movement that took root in this romanticized land. At the turn of the century, seers, mediums and magnetic healers all hoped to connect to the spiritual world. The popularity of Spiritualism and renewed interest in the occult blossomed out of an attempt to find an intellectual and emotional balance between science and religion. Learn of early converts, the role of the venerable Essex Institute and the psychic legacy of "Moll" Pitcher. Historian Maggi Smith-Dalton delves into Salem's exotic history, unraveling the beginnings of Spiritualism and the rise of the Witch City
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Smith-Dalton, Maggi
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130.9744/5
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Haunted places
  • Spiritualism
  • Occultism
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adult
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A history of spiritualism and the occult in Salem : the rise of Witch City, Maggi Smith-Dalton, (ebook)
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9781614236603
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509898
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A history of spiritualism and the occult in Salem : the rise of Witch City, Maggi Smith-Dalton, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614236603
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509898
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509898
System control number
MWT11509898
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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