EBOOK/EPUB [Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters]

That is the Cock Lane Ghost which drew the skeptical attention of the Duke of York Hogarth David Garrick and even Oliver Goldsmith who wrote a pamphlet about it Finally Bruce brings up how the study of psychic phenomena has STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare furthered the study of psychology religion and medicine It s aun read with a popular but serious intent Exciting and well written this book which recounts chilling real life hauntings and then offers rational explanations or them is in the public domain WITH A FREE ELECTRONIC COPY AVAILABLE HERE I DIDN a ree electronic copy available here I didn care Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays for it This is a great book and luckily I bought airst edition rom the States with the book dating back to 1908 Various owners signatures inside. Rican Expansion 1909 Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Land 1910 Scientific Rican Expansion 1909 Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Land 1910 Scientific Healing 1911 Woman in the Making of America 1912 Adventurings in the Psychical 1914 Sleep and Sleeplessness 1915 Psychology and Parenthood 1915 The Riddle of Personality new and revised edition 1916 Handicaps of Childhood 1917 Nerve Control and How to Gain it 1918 and Self Development 19. Behaved children and teenagers in the amily girls seem prone to those things mental illness what today would be called family girls seem prone to those things mental illness what today would be called personality disorder or something along those lines the subliminal selfsecond personality and telepathy the ladder which he promotes and I think pushes a bit too hard Without knowing details in cases such as Frederica Haugge The Seeress of Prevorst and Lurancy Vennum too much was going on to dismiss them into those categories BTW I am sure the Lurancy Vennum case was dramatized in the old TV series One Step Beyond I Can Step Beyond I can remember what I did yesterday but I can remember old TV shows One case I ound really interesting which was no doubt raudulent was. In 1915 he became psychological adviser to the doubt raudulent was. In 1915 he became psychological adviser to the Newspapers In 1916 he resigned as staff contributor to The Outlook Addington Bruce also wrote books His most successful work was in American history and in popularizing modern psychology and psychical research He published The Riddle of Personality 1908 Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters 1909 The Romance of Ame. .


Don t know where I got this book but it s the original 1908 edition that s been sitting around or years The author Henry Addington Bruce #was a journalist and early populizer psychology and in the case of this book a # a journalist and early populizer of and in the case of this book a skeptic The book consists of true ghost stories mainly rom the 17 19th centuries The League for the Suppression of Celery followed by Bruce s analysis of them that is what was really going and ends with two chapters on ghost hunters Dr Dee and late 19th early 20th century scientific and academic researchers into psychic phenomena Bruce debunks several well known hauntings such as the devils of Loudon and the visitations to Samuel Wesleyather of John and Charles and others as being caused by ill. Henry Addington Bayley Bruce 1874 1959 was an American journalist and author born in Toronto Canada and educated at Upper Canada College and Trinity College Toronto He was or a time on the Toronto Week then came to the United States was employed By The American Press Association Between 1897 And 1903 And the American Press Association between 1897 and 1903 and contributed to many periodicals notably The Outlook. ,

Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters