The second edition of this encyclopedia 1st ed. The entries also treat such subjects as death and celebrations, beliefs, and customs surrounding the afterlife. The choice of entries is inclusive, thorough, and academic. The entries are very well written in an accessible and interesting style, are frequently illustrated or contain photographs, and never descend to sensationalism. The entries are cross-referenced and supply lists of further readings. This encyclopedia can be used for ready reference or as a guide for further study.
Highly recommended for undergraduate libraries or libraries supporting interest in death, the occult, spirits, and related topics. New York: Pocket Books, The heads of The Atlantic Paranormal Society and hosts of the popular Ghost Hunters television show present an in-depth look at some of their investigations while offering insight into the tools and methods applied to noteworthy cases.
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Chicago: Contemporary Books, Is America haunted? This travel guide to haunts in several U. Believing in the supernatural adds to the enjoyment, but it is not a prerequisite. Former inhabitants a. Each documented sighting includes the witnesses, personalities, and names of ghosts and the best times to visit. Some of the ghosts are friendly, some are not, and some want to go home with you.
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Some still don't believe that they have really died. A truly fascinating, memorable romp and unique vacation experience, this book is fun for believers, fantasy for skeptics. Indianapolis: Alpha, New York: St. Martin's Press, Ramsland author of numerous books on Anne Rice, vampirism and other ghoulish subjects is just the sort of person you'd want to tell you a ghost story: credible, smart, sane and funny, neither a believer nor a skeptic.
Cast as an adventure in "participatory journalism," the book begins with Ramsland's chance acquisition of a haunted silver ring. Determined to extract its secrets, she sets out on a quest that gradually turns into a full-blown investigation of psychic aberration in America. She plunges into the vast culture of ghost detection, sleeping in haunted bed-and-breakfasts from Salem to Sedona, familiarizing herself with the latest technology while also consulting conventional occult modes tarot, palm, Ouija.
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Charmingly understated at all times "I never quite know how to talk to someone who lives simultaneously in two time periods" , Ramsland admits to being impervious to the spirit world; while psychics and sensitives of every description reel and recoil at the mere sight of her ring, she at first feels and sees nothing. Her gradual conviction, as she delves deeper and deeper into the realm of the unseen, that "something is out there" is all the more spine-tingling.
Ramsland is a master of foreboding, and as her tale unravels, an explosive climax seems inevitable.
What results more a creepy certainty than a frightful resolution may disappoint some readers. But whatever its payoff, the book will find avid fans among X-Files watchers, amateur ghost hunters, and the vast majority of those who feel that things that go bump in the night should be heard rather than seen. New York: Ballantine Books, Carl Sagan muses on the current state of scientific thought, which offers him marvelous opportunities to entertain us with his own childhood experiences, the newspaper morgues, UFO stories, and the assorted flotsam and jetsam of pseudoscience.
Along the way he debunks alien abduction, faith-healing, and channeling; refutes the arguments that science destroys spirituality, and provides a "baloney detection kit" for thinking through political, social, religious, and other issues. The Haunted Field Guide Series continues with an essential guide to everything a ghost researcher needs to know about using technology to track down evidence of the paranormal.
In this compelling and highly readable guide, the author uncovers the real science behind ghost research; offers a wealth of information on the uses of a wide variety of equipment; and offers in-depth instructional knowledge on the best ways to use technical equipment during an investigation.
The book explores how to use temperature equipment, EMF meters, recording devices, cameras, video equipment, and offers a hard look at the use of "ghost boxes", which have become so popular in the paranormal community. With this volume, the reader will not only learn to use just about every type of paranormal tech device on the market, but will also learn how to build his own EMF meters, "ghost boxes", temperature detection equipment, and more, through the use of photographs and detailed schematics. Ghosts, Apparitions and Poltergeists by Brian Righi. In Stock.
A manual for the ghost enthusiast or aspiring ghost hunter. It looks at the stories behind famous ghosts through history, ghost hunting and original ghost-busters, mediums, spirit communication, spirits, apparitions, and poltergeists. It blends the history of the paranormal and paranormal investigations with the ghost stories that accompany them. Very Good. Qty: Add to cart.
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The perfect manual for the ghost enthusiast, aspiring ghost hunter, or anyone who likes spine-tingling true tales, this book has something for everyone! It looks at the stories behind famous ghosts through history, ghost hunting and the original ghost-busters, mediums, spirit communication, spirits, apparitions, poltergeists, and more. This ghoulish guide is unique because it blends the history of the paranormal and paranormal investigations including some infamous cases with the ghost stories that accompany them.
It can be read as either a handbook for ghost hunters or as a collection of true scary tales for pure enjoyment. From ancient Babylon to nineteenth-century seance chambers to modern-day ghost hunts, paranormal investigator Brian Righi takes the reader on a fascinating exploration of the supernatural.
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