Guide to the Contemporary Harp lGhost hunters Dr Dee andate 19th early 20th century scientific and academic researchers into psychic phenomena Bruce debunks several well known hauntings such as the devils of Loudon and the visitations to Samuel Wesley father of John and Charles and others as being caused by ill behaved children and teenagers in the family girls seem prone to those things mental illness what today would be called multiple personality disorder or something along those Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides lines the subliminal selfsecond personality and telepathy theadder which he promotes and I think pushes a bit too hard Without knowing details in cases such as Frederica Haugge The
SEERESS PREVORST AND LURANCY VENNUM TOO MUCH WAS of Prevorst and Lurancy Vennum much was on to dismiss them into those categories BTW I am sure the Lurancy Vennum case was dramatized in the old TV series One Step Beyond I can In 1915 he became psychological adviser to the Associated Newspapers In 1916 he resigned as staff contributor to The Outlook Addington Bruce also wrote books His most successful work was in American history and in popularizing modern psychology and psychical research He published The Riddle
of Personality 1908 Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters 1909 The Romance of Personality 1908 Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters 1909 The Romance of
H. Addington Bruce Ö 3 downloadExciting and well written this book which recounts
chilling real ife hauntings and then offers rational explanations for them is in the public domain with areal ife hauntings and then offers rational explanations for them is in the public domain with a electronic copy available here I really hated it read 16% of it on my reader and I dont even remember the purpose behind any of it Interesting exploration of supernatural stuff This turn of the century book attempts to explain historical exam I didn t care for it Don t know where I got this book but it s the original 1908 edition that s been sitting around for years The author Henry Addington Bruce was a journalist and early populizer of psychology and in the case of this book a ghost skeptic The book consists of true ghost stories mainly from the 17 19th centuries followed by Bruce s analysis of them that is what was really going and ends with two chapters on. Henry Addington Bayley Bruce 1874 1959 was an American journalist and author born in Toronto Canada and educated at Upper Canada College and Trinity College Toronto He was for a time on the Toronto Week then came to the United States was employed by the American Press Association
"Between 1897 And 1903 "1897 and 1903 afterward contributed to many periodicals notably The Outlook. ,
Yesterday But I Canbut I can old TV shows One case I found really interesting which was "No Doubt Fraudulent Was That " doubt fraudulent was that the Cock Lane Ghost which drew the skeptical attention of the Duke of York Hogarth David Garrick and even Oliver Goldsmith who wrote a pamphlet about it Finally Bruce brings up how the study of psychic phenomena has furthered the study of psychology religion and medicine It s a fun read with a popular but serious intent Ugh The only interesting story was the one which included John Wesley but even that one wasn t very interesting
"When I found myself turning pages desperately trying to get to the next "I found myself turning pages desperately trying to get to the next or the end of the book I knew I was done This is a great book and uckily I bought a first edition from the States with the book dating back to 1908 Various owners signatures insid. Rican Expansion 1909 Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Land 1910 Scientific Mental Healing 1911 Woman in the Making of America 1912 Adventurings in the Psychical 1914 Sleep and Sleeplessness 1915 Psychology and Parenthood 1915 The Riddle of Personality new and revised edition 1916 Handicaps of Childhood 1917 Nerve Control and How to Gain it 1918 and Self Development 19.