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Published by Davies Group in Aurora, Colo .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Occultism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementCathy Gutierrez, editor.
      SeriesContexts and consequences
      ContributionsGutierrez, Cathy, 1967-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1434.U6 O34 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3395342M
      ISBN 101888570830
      LC Control Number2005006989

      In truth, his subject is the American occult in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Readers interested in the “New Age” movement, still developing today, will find a perfunctory chapter at the end of the book. Horowitz treats his true scope, the nineteenth century American occult, extremely well. Americans have long had a fixation with the occult. Now, well-known writer and expert on the occult Mitch Horowitz presents a meticulously researched, compulsively readable history of the mystical and spiritual experience in our country. Focusing on the tremendous impact that nineteenth-century movements such as Freemasonry, Spiritualism, and transcendentalism have had on America, Horowitz.


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In tracking the history of supernatural and mystical religions in America, I explore how occult spirituality travelled from the late-ancient world through Renaissance Europe to find an unlikely.

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