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Laboratories of faith : Mesmerism, spiritism, and occultism in modern France / John Warne Monroe.
- Monroe, John Warne, 1973-
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Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
xi, 293 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Interpreting the tables tournantes, 1853-1856 -- Mesmerism and the challenge of spiritualism, 1853-1859 -- The invention and development of spiritism, 1857-1869 -- Spiritism on trial, 1870-1880 -- Confronting the multivalent self, 1880-1914 -- Epilogue : the emergence of a new heterodoxy.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-280) and index.