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The Resource The science of ghosts : searching for spirits of the dead, Joe Nickell

The science of ghosts : searching for spirits of the dead, Joe Nickell

Label
The science of ghosts : searching for spirits of the dead
Title
The science of ghosts
Title remainder
searching for spirits of the dead
Statement of responsibility
Joe Nickell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Visiting sites around the world, the author examines the evidence for contact with the dead from eyewitness accounts, photographs, ghost phenomena, and trace evidence and provides his conclusions
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nickell, Joe
Dewey number
133.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1461
LC item number
.N53 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghosts
  • Ghosts
  • Geister
Label
The science of ghosts : searching for spirits of the dead, Joe Nickell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1 THE HAUNTING IMPULSE -- ch. 1 Ghosts: A Brief History -- ch. 2 Naked Ghosts! -- ch. 3 Headless Ghosts I Have Known -- ch. 4 Experiencing the Other Side -- ch. 5 Entombed Alive! -- ch. 6 Ghostly Lore and Lure -- ch. 7 The Doctor's Ghostly Visitor: Tracking "the Girl in the Snow" -- ch. 8 Elvis Lives! Investigating the Legends and Phenomena -- ch. 9 Encountering Phantom Soldiers -- ch. 10 Conjuring Ghosts: The Haunting of Van Horn Mansion -- ch. 11 Animal Spirits -- pt. 2 SPIRITED TRAVELS -- ch. 12 Ghost of an Alaska Murderer? -- ch. 13 Lighthouse Specters -- ch. 14 The Storied Lighthouse Ghost -- ch. 15 Pirates' Ghosts: Aar-r-gh! -- ch. 16 An Austrian Castle Haunted by Paracelsus? -- ch. 17 Incarcerated Ghosts: Haunted Dungeons, Prisons, and Jails -- ch. 18 Convict Specters at Alcatraz -- ch. 19 Ghosts in the Mirror -- ch. 20 Haunted Dutch Mines -- ch. 21 Stage Fright: Theatrical Hauntings -- ch. 22 Worldwide Hauntings -- pt. 3 COMMUNICATION WITH THE DEAD -- ch. 23 A Skeleton's Tale: The Origins of Modern Spiritualism -- ch. 24 Spirit Search: William James and the SPR -- ch. 25 Ghostwritten Texts? -- ch. 26 The Seances of "Hellish Nell": Solving the Unexplained -- ch. 27 Seance Undercover -- ch. 28 "Messages" from the 9/11 Dead -- ch. 29 Synchronicities: A Pathologist among the Spirits -- ch. 30 John Edward: Spirit Huckster -- ch. 31 The Real "Ghost Whisperer" -- ch. 32 Sylvia Browne: Does She Talk to the Dead? -- pt. 4 GHOST HUNTING -- ch. 33 Ghost Hunting -- ch. 34 Ghost Hunters -- ch. 35 Scientific Investigations vs. Ghost Hunters -- ch. 36 Ghost Hustling in Connecticut -- ch. 37 Ghost Forensics -- ch. 38 Photoghosts: Images of the Spirit Realm? -- ch. 39 Ghostly Experiences: Magnetic Fields or Suggestibility? -- ch. 40 Ghost Hunting's Other Side -- ch. 41 Ghostly Endeavor: Ethical Issues Haunt Kentucky Press -- ch. 42 Catching Ghosts -- ch. 43 Poltergeist Attacks! -- ch. 44 Rampaging Mind: The Seaford Poltergeist Case
Control code
ocn764387236
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
412 pages
Isbn
9781616145866
Lccn
2012004780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616145859
  • (OCoLC)764387236
Label
The science of ghosts : searching for spirits of the dead, Joe Nickell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1 THE HAUNTING IMPULSE -- ch. 1 Ghosts: A Brief History -- ch. 2 Naked Ghosts! -- ch. 3 Headless Ghosts I Have Known -- ch. 4 Experiencing the Other Side -- ch. 5 Entombed Alive! -- ch. 6 Ghostly Lore and Lure -- ch. 7 The Doctor's Ghostly Visitor: Tracking "the Girl in the Snow" -- ch. 8 Elvis Lives! Investigating the Legends and Phenomena -- ch. 9 Encountering Phantom Soldiers -- ch. 10 Conjuring Ghosts: The Haunting of Van Horn Mansion -- ch. 11 Animal Spirits -- pt. 2 SPIRITED TRAVELS -- ch. 12 Ghost of an Alaska Murderer? -- ch. 13 Lighthouse Specters -- ch. 14 The Storied Lighthouse Ghost -- ch. 15 Pirates' Ghosts: Aar-r-gh! -- ch. 16 An Austrian Castle Haunted by Paracelsus? -- ch. 17 Incarcerated Ghosts: Haunted Dungeons, Prisons, and Jails -- ch. 18 Convict Specters at Alcatraz -- ch. 19 Ghosts in the Mirror -- ch. 20 Haunted Dutch Mines -- ch. 21 Stage Fright: Theatrical Hauntings -- ch. 22 Worldwide Hauntings -- pt. 3 COMMUNICATION WITH THE DEAD -- ch. 23 A Skeleton's Tale: The Origins of Modern Spiritualism -- ch. 24 Spirit Search: William James and the SPR -- ch. 25 Ghostwritten Texts? -- ch. 26 The Seances of "Hellish Nell": Solving the Unexplained -- ch. 27 Seance Undercover -- ch. 28 "Messages" from the 9/11 Dead -- ch. 29 Synchronicities: A Pathologist among the Spirits -- ch. 30 John Edward: Spirit Huckster -- ch. 31 The Real "Ghost Whisperer" -- ch. 32 Sylvia Browne: Does She Talk to the Dead? -- pt. 4 GHOST HUNTING -- ch. 33 Ghost Hunting -- ch. 34 Ghost Hunters -- ch. 35 Scientific Investigations vs. Ghost Hunters -- ch. 36 Ghost Hustling in Connecticut -- ch. 37 Ghost Forensics -- ch. 38 Photoghosts: Images of the Spirit Realm? -- ch. 39 Ghostly Experiences: Magnetic Fields or Suggestibility? -- ch. 40 Ghost Hunting's Other Side -- ch. 41 Ghostly Endeavor: Ethical Issues Haunt Kentucky Press -- ch. 42 Catching Ghosts -- ch. 43 Poltergeist Attacks! -- ch. 44 Rampaging Mind: The Seaford Poltergeist Case
Control code
ocn764387236
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
412 pages
Isbn
9781616145866
Lccn
2012004780
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616145859
  • (OCoLC)764387236

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