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Madame Blavatsky's Baboon: A History of the Mystics, Mediums, & Misfits Who Brought Spiritualism to America

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Just before the turn of the century, a renegade Russian aristocrat named Madame Blavatsky came to America claiming that man was descended not from the ape but from spiritual beings. Thus began Theosophy, the very first "new age" religion. This thought-provoking and often hilarious study delineates the course of Theosophy and other sects which have come down through the years. Photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [439]-449) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805210248
Subtitle:
(a history of the mystics, mediums, and misfits who brought spiritualism to America )
Publisher:
Schocken Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Spiritualism
Subject:
Theosophy
Subject:
Occultism
Subject:
Blavatsky, h. p. (helena petrovna), 1831-1891
Subject:
BLAVATSKY, H. P
Subject:
Spiritualism -- History -- 20th century.
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Series Volume:
87-29A
Publication Date:
c1995
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
470 p., 16 p. of plates
Dimensions:
8.01x5.20x1.02 in. .95 lbs.

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Metaphysics » General
Metaphysics » Theosophy

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