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    DescriptionChildren who claim to remember a previous life have been found in many parts of the world, particularly in the Buddhist and Hindu countries of South Asia, among the Shiite peoples of Lebanon and Turkey, the tribes of West Africa, and the American northwest. Stevenson has collected over 2,600 reported cases of past-life memories of which 65 detailed reports have been published. Specific information from the children's memories has been collected and matched with the data of their claimed former identity, family, residence, and manner of death. Birthmarks or other physiological manifestations have been found to relate to experiences of the remembered past life, particularly violent death. Writing as a specialist in psychiatry and as a world-renowned scientific investigator of reported paranormal events, Stevenson asks us to suspend our Western tendencies to disbelieve in reincarnation and consider the reality of the burgeoning record of cases now available. This book summarizes Stevenson's findings which are presented in full in the multi-volume work entitled Reincarnation and Biology: A Contribution to the Etiology of Birthmarks and Birth Defects, also published by Praeger.


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    Title
    Where Reincarnation and Biology Intersect
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian Stevenson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780275951894
    ISBN 10: 0275951898
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JMC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JMR
    DC21: 133.9013
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    BIC subject category V2: VXPR
    Ingram Subject Code: OP
    Libri: I-OP
    BIC subject category V2: MMJ
    B&T General Subject: 510
    DC22: 133.9013
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED078000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Approval Code: A13010200, A11900000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: OCC034000
    BIC subject category V2: JMX
    DC22: 133.9/01/3
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BL515.S754, BL515 .S754 1997
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: JMR, JMC, MKM, VXPR, JMX
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Greenwood Press
    Publication date
    30 May 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Westport
    Review quote
    ?Ian Stevenson is the foremost researcher on reincarnation in this country and, indeed, the world....No one who studies his work can fail to be impressed with the carefulness of his fact-finding and evidence gathering and with the honesty and candor of his conclusions....If you are interested in the evidence for reincarnation, buy this book. For those cases which particularly fascinate you, you will want to examine their details in Reincarnation and Biology.?-Spiritual Frontiers
    Table of contents
    Bodily Changes Corresponding to Mental Images in the Person Affected; Bodily Changes Corresponding to Another Person's Mental Images; Birthmarks Related to Previous Lives Without Verification of Possible Corresponding Wounds; Birthmarks Corresponding to Wounds Verified by Informants' Memories; Birthmarks Corresponding to Wounds Verified by Medical Records; Birthmarks Corresponding to Surgical Wounds and Other Skin Lesions on Deceased Persons; Birthmarks Corresponding to Other Types of Wounds or Marks on Deceased Persons; Nevi Corresponding to Wounds or Other Marks on Deceased Persons; The Prediction of Birthmarks; Changes in the Appearance and Relative Location of Birthmarks; Correspondences of Details Between Birthmarks and Related Wounds or Other Marks on Deceased Persons; Discrepancies Between Birthmarks and the Evidence of Reportedly Corresponding Wounds; Some Correlates of Birthmarks Attributed to Previous Lives; The Interpretations of Birthmarks Related to Previous Lives; Introduction to Cases with Birth Defects; Birth Defects of the Extremities; Birth Defects of the Head and Neck; Birth Defects; Internal Diseases Related to Previous Lives; Abnormalities of Pigmentation That May Derive from Previous Lives; Physiques, Postures, Gestures and Other Involuntary Movements Related to Previous Lives; The Face as a Type of Birthmark or Birth Defect; Twins with Memories of Previous Lives; General Discussion.