Ghosts and Haunted Places
Ghosts are the single most common paranormal experience, fascinating and frightening to people of all ages. What makes some people linger on beyond the grave? Are ghosts real, are they imagined, or are they some weird aberration of time and space? ""Ghosts and Haunted Places"" will examine the history, folklore, science, technology, and personal experience of ghosts and hauntings, as well as the major themes in ghostlore. Featuring accounts of true cases and scenarios, this fascinating book explores the different types of ghosts and hauntings and their possible explanations, as well as the major figures and groups involved in ghost research throughout history. Special information is provided for readers who wish to conduct their own ghost hunts or haunting investigations.Chapters include: Dead People Who Don't Go Away, Where Do Ghosts Come From? Screaming Banshees and Death Omen Ghosts, Animal Ghosts and Phantimals, and Ghost Hunting with the Pros.
- Hardback | 144 pages
- 167.64 x 241.3 x 15.24mm | 430.91g
- 15 May 2008
- Chelsea House Publishers
- Broomall, United States
- full-colour & black-&-white illustrations, sidebars, timeline, endnotes, further resources, glossary, index
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About Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Series consulting editor Rosemary Ellen Guiley is a best-selling author of books on the paranormal, and mystical and visionary experiences. She is an experienced paranormal investigator and makes numerous lecture and media appearances. Her other books include The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits; The Encyclopedia of Magic and Alchemy; The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters; The Encyclopedia of Witches and Witchcraft; The Encyclopedia of Angels; and The Encyclopedia of Saints, all from Facts On File. She currently lives in Maryland.