The Resource Occult America : the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation, Mitch Horowitz

Occult America : the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation, Mitch Horowitz

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Occult America : the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation
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Occult America
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the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation
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Mitch Horowitz
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eng
Summary
From the meaning of the symbols on the one-dollar bill to the origins of the Ouija board, "Occult America" briskly sweeps from the nation's earliest days of mystical and esoteric movements to the birth of the New Age era, tracing the many people and episodes that continue to exert such a powerful pull on the public today
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Title
Occult America
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Summary
From the meaning of the symbols on the one-dollar bill to the origins of the Ouija board,"Occult America" briskly sweeps from the nation's earliest days of mystical and esoteric movements to the birth of the New Age era, tracing the many people and episodes that continue to exert such a powerful pull on the public today
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337640
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DLC
Dewey number
130
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1434.U6
LC item number
H67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation
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the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation
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Mitch Horowitz
Occult America : the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation, Mitch Horowitz
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Occult America : the secret history of how mysticism shaped our nation, Mitch Horowitz
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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Content category
text
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: What is the occult? (and what is it doing in America?) -- The psychic highway -- Mystic Americans -- Don't try this at home : Ouija and the selling of spiritualism -- The science of right thinking -- The mail-order prophet -- Go tell pharaoh : the rise of magic in Afro-America -- The return of the "secret teachings" -- New deal of the ages : politics and the occult -- The masters among us -- Secrets for sale -- "The greatest mystic who ever lived in America" -- Epilogue: Aquarius rising : the new age dawns
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780553806755
Lccn
2009009864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat24
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  • ocn299706517
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      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
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