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Occult America The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation

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ISBN-10: 0553806750

ISBN-13: 9780553806755

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mitch Horowitz

List price: $33.00
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It touched lives as disparate as those of Frederick Douglass, Franklin Roosevelt, and Mary Todd Lincolnwho once convinced her husband, Abe, to host a seance in the White House. Americans all, they were among the famous figures whose paths intertwined with the mystical and esoteric movement broadly known as the occult. Brought over from the Old World and spread throughout the New by some of the most obscure but gifted men and women of early U.S. history, this "hidden wisdom" transformed the spiritual life of the still-young nation and, through it, much of the Western world. Yet the story of the American occult has remained largely untold. Now a leading writer on the subject of alternative…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/8/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English