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A History of Ghosts, Spirits and the Supernatural

by DK

ISBN: 9780241634318

Discover the spine-chilling history of ghosts and the supernatural across the world in this illustrated guide.

A History of Ghosts, Spirits and the Supernatural charts the extraordinary narrative of one of the most fascinating and controversial subjects in the world, covering everything from Neolithic ancestor worship and ancient necromancy to modern-day ghost-hunting and creepypasta tales, and from the Japanese onryo to the La Llorona of Latin America.

The perfect introduction to the subject, this spellbinding volume details the numerous ways in which spirits and the spirit world have been depicted in myth and religion, folklore, art, and literature.

In this ghostly novel, you will find:




Recounts of infamous tales of haunted houses and ghost ships, seances and mediumship, poltergeists, possessions, and demonic encounters.
Feature profiles for other ghostly or undead beings such as vampires and werewolves.
There are numerous reasons that ghost stories and tales of the uncanny are a common feature of cultures all over the world.


A serious but reader-friendly overview of a fascinating and controversial subject that explores the supernatural across the world and throughout history.

The most holistic illustrated history of the subject available, A History of Ghosts, Spirits and the Supernatural will shock and delight you in equal measure - whether you are a believer or a sceptic.

320 pages.

€ 31.25 

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Printed on or after 01/08/24. Please note dispatch may take 5-10 days after publication date.
A separate order should be placed for this item. If you order this along with other items, your entire order will be held and despatched when complete.

Date of Publication: 01/08/2024

  
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