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The encyclopedia of the paranormal

Author: Gordon Stein
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1996.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of the paranormal.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1996
(OCoLC)756197323
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Stein
ISBN: 1573920215 9781573920216
OCLC Number: 33440984
Description: xxiv, 859 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Alchemy --
Altered states of consciousness --
"Alternative" health practices and quackery --
The Amityville horror --
Ancient astronauts --
Archaeology and the paranormal --
Astrology --
The Bermuda triangle --
Bigfoot --
Biorhythms --
Black magic --
Carlos Castaneda and Don Juan --
Cattle mutilations --
Edgar Cayce --
Channelling --
Coincidences --
Committee for the Scientific Investifation ofclaims of the Paranormao (CSICOP) --
Crop circles --
Cryptomnesia --
Cryptozoology --
Diejoa Vu --
Dowsing --
Evil eye --
Extrasensory perception --
Eyeless vision --
Fairies --
Fire immunity --
Charles Fort --
Fortunetelling --
Ganzfeld phenomena --
Ghosts and haunted houses --
Graphology. Daniel Dunglas Home --
Harry Houdini and the paranormal --
Hypnosis --
Jung and athe paranormal --
Karma --
Levitation --
Magic and Psi --
The Media and the paranormal --
The Medium Margery (Mina Stinson Crandon) --
Carlos Mirabelli --
Miracles --
"Miraculous" phenomena --
Near- death experiences --
The "Need to believe" --
New Age thinking --
Nostradamus --
Oahspe --
Out-of-body experiences --
Eusapia Palladino --
Palmistry --
Parapsychology --
The Philadelphia experiment --
Photography (as it aplies to the paranormal) --
Phrenology --
Mrs. Leonora Piper --
Poltergeists --
Possession and exorcism --
Prophetic dreams --
Pseudoscience --
Psychical research --
Psychic detectives. Psychic healing --
Psychokinesis --
Psychokinetic metal bending --
Reincarnation --
Sai Baba --
Satan and Satanism --
Scientific creationism --
The Shroud of Turin --
Skepticism and the paranormal --
"Dr." Henry Slade --
Society for psychical research --
Spsiritualism --
Spontaneous human combustion --
statistics and the paranormal --
Survival of death --
Talking apes --
tarot --
Theosophy --
Unidentified flying objects --
Vampires --
Velikovsky --
Visions and hallucinations --
Vodoun (Voodoo) --
Werewolves --
Witchcraft/Witches --
Witnesses to the paranormal (how reliable?) --
Xenoglossy --
Zombies.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Stein.
Local System Bib Number:
124867
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