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Occult America: White House Seances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation

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From its earliest days, America served as an arena for the revolutions in alternative spirituality that eventually swept the globe. Esoteric philosophies and personas—from Freemasonry to Spiritualism, from Madame H. P. Blavatsky to Edgar Cayce—dramatically altered the nation’s culture, politics, and religion. Yet the mystical roots of our identity are often ignored or overlooked. Opening a new window on the past, Occult America presents a dramatic, pioneering study of the esoteric undercurrents of our history and their profound impact across modern life.

About the Author

Mitch Horowitz is the editor in chief of Tarcher/Penguin. He has written for Esopus, Parabola, Fortean Times, and Science of Mind. A well-known voice for occult and esoteric ideas, Horowitz lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553385151
Author:
Horowitz, Mitch
Publisher:
Bantam
Subject:
Occultism
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.88 x 5.17 x 0.67 in 0.53 lb

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