This edition provides an insight into the dark areas between Victorian science, medicine and religion. The rare reset source material in this collection is organized thematically and spans the period from initial mesmeric experiments at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the decline of the Society for Psychical Research in the 1920s.



ByShane McCorristine

part |35 pages

Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult

part |255 pages

Spiritualism and Anti-Spiritualism

chapter |26 pages

Spiritualism at Home (London: E. W. Allen, 1884).

ByMorell Theobald

chapter |20 pages

Addresses on Spiritualism (London: Christian Herald Co., 1910).

ByFrank Swainson

chapter |17 pages

Seeing without Eyes (Halifax: Spiritualists’ National Union, 1911).

ByWilliam Fletcher Barrett