Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader eThe public domain with a freelectronic copy available HERE EXPLORATION OF SUPERNATURAL STUFF THIS TURN OF Interesting xploration of supernatural stuff This turn of century book attempts to historical xamples of ghostly phenomena with an Bryozoan Evolution early 20th century understanding of science and psychical research Heavy on the belief in mesmerism and telepathy Interesting from a scholarly standpoint than a spooktacular one Don t know where I got this book but it s the original 1908dition that s been sitting around for years The author Henry Addington Bruce was a journalist and arly populizer of psychology and in the case of this book a ghost skeptic The book co. 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 history and in popularizing modern psychology and research He published The Riddle of Personality 1908 Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters 1909 The Romance of Ame. This is a great book And Luckily Bought luckily I bought a from the States the book dating back to 1908 Various owners signatures inside I really hated it read 16% of it on my reader and I dont ven remember the purpose behind any of it I didn t care for it Ugh The only interesting story was the one which included John Wesley but Silvers Edge even that one wasn t very interesting When I found myself turning pages desperately trying to get to the next chapter or thend of the book I knew I was done Exciting and well written this book which recounts chilling real life hauntings and then offers rational xplanations for them is in. Henry Addington Bayley Bruce 1874 1959 was an American journalist and author born in Toronto Canada and ducated at Upper Canada College and Trinity College Toronto He was for a time on the Toronto Week then came to the United States was mployed by the American Press Association between 1897 and 1903 and afterward contributed to many periodicals notably The Outlook. Nsists of true ghost stories mainly from the
17 19th Centuries Followed19th centuries followed Bruce s analysis of them that is what was really going and nds with two chapters on ghost hunters Dr Dee and late 19th arly 20th century scientific and academic researchers into psychic phenomena Bruce debunks several well known 19th arly 20th century scientific and academic researchers into psychic phenomena Bruce debunks several well known such as the devils of Loudon and the visitations to Samuel Wesley father several well known hauntings such as the devils of Loudon and the visitations to Samuel Wesley father 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 lines the subl. 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 dition 1916 Handicaps of Childhood 1917 Nerve Control and How to Gain it 1918 and Self Development 19.