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Ghosts of Futures Past

Spiritualism and the Cultural Politics of Nineteenth-Century America

by Molly McGarry

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • History: World,
  • The Americas,
  • General,
  • Spiritualism - General,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10434936M
    ISBN 100520252608
    ISBN 109780520252608


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