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The Histories of Spiritualism and Spiritism

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Albanese, C. L. (1992). On the matter of spirit: Andrew Jackson Davis and the marriage of God and Nature. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 60, 1-17.

Barrow, L. (1986). Independent Spirits: Spiritualism and English Plebeians 1850-1910. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Berry, T. E. (1985). Spiritualism in Tsarist Society and Literature. Baltimore, MD: Edgar Allan Poe Society.

Biondi, M. (1988). Tavoli e Medium: Storia dello Spiritismo in Italia [Tables and Mediums: History of Spiritism in Italy]. Rome: Gremese.

Braude, A. (2001). Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Brown, E. M. (1983). Neurology and Spiritualism in the 1870s. Bulletin of the History of Medicine 57, 563-577.

Brown, S. (1970). The Heyday of Spiritualism. New York: Hawthorn Books.

Bueschner, J. B. (2004). The Oher Side of Salvation: Spiritualism and the Nineteenth-Century Religious Experience. Boston: Skinner House.

Carroll, B. E. (1992). Spiritualism and Community in Antebellum America: The Mountain Cove Episode. Communal Societies, 12, 20-39.
Carroll, B. E. (1997). The religious construction of masculinity in Victorian America: The male mediumship of John Shoebridge Williams. Religion and American Culture, 7, 27-60.

Carroll, B. E. (1997). Spiritualism in Antebellum America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Castellan, Y. (1965). Le spiritisme [Spiritism]. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.

Chapin, D. (2000). The Fox Sisters and the performance of mystery. New York History, 81, 156-188.

Chapin, D. (2004). Exploring Other Worlds: Margaret Fox, Elisha Kent Kane, and the Antebellum Culture of Curiosity. Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. (Review:

Cox, R. S. (2003). Body and Soul: A Sympathetic History of American Spiritualism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. (To purchase on Psi-Mart, click here.)

Delp, R. W. (1967). Andrew Jackson Davis: Prophet of American Spiritualism. Journal of American History, 54, 43-56.

Delp, R. W. (1971). Andrew Jackson Davis's “Revelations,’ harbinger of American Spiritualism. New-York Historical Society Quarterly, 55, 210-234.

Delp, R. W. (1972). American Spiritualism and social reform, 1847-1900. Northwest Ohio Quarterly, 44, 85-99.

Delp, R. W. (1980). A spiritualist in Connecticut: Andrew Jackson Davis, the Hartford Years, 1850-1854. New England Quarterly, 53, 345-362.

Delp, R. W. (1985). The southern press and the rise of American Spiritualism, 1847-1860. Journal of American Culture, 7, 88-95.

Dixon, R. (2004). "Where are the dead?" Spiritualism, photography, and the Great War. History of Photography, 28, 247-260.

Edelman, N. (1985). Les tables tournantes arrivent en France [Table turning arrives in France]. Histoire, 75, 16-23.

Edelman, N. (1995). Voyantes, guérisseuses et visionnaires en France 1785-1914 [Seers, healers and visionnaires in France 1785-1914]. Paris: Albin Michel.

Gabay, A. J. G. (2001). Messages from Beyond: Spiritualism and Spiritualists in Melbourne's Golden Age, 1870–1890. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. (Review:

Gordin, M. D. (2001). Loose and baggy spirits: Reading Dostoevskii and Mendeleev. Slavic Review, 60, 756-780.

Hazelgove, J. (2000). Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Jackson, H. G. (1972). The Spirit Rappers. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday.

Kerr, H. (1972) Mediums, and Spirit-Rappers, and Roaring Radicals; Spiritualism in American Literature, 1850-1900. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Kollar, R. (2000). Searching for Raymond: Anglicanism, Spiritualism, and Bereavement Between the Two World Wars. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. (Review:

Kottler, M. J. (1974). Alfred Russel Wallace, the origin of man, and Spiritualism. Isis, 65, 145-192.

Lamont, P. (2004). Spiritualism and a mid-Victorian crisis of evidence. Historical Journal, 47, 897-920.

Lamont, P. (2005). The First Psychic: The Peculiar Mystery of a Notorious Victorian Wizard. London: Little Brown.

Machado, U. (1997). Os Intelectuais e o Espiritismo: De Castro Alves a Machado de Assis [The Intellectuals and Spiritism: from Castro de Alves to Machado de Assis]. Niterói, Rio de Janeiro: Lachâtre.

Monroe, J. (1999). Making the seance "serious:" Tables tournantes and Second Empire bourgeois culture. History of Religions, 38, 219-246.

Monroe, J. W. (2003). Cartes de visite from the other world: Spiritism and the discourse of Laicisme in the Early Third Republic. French Historical Studies, 26, 119-153.

Moore, R. L. (1977). In Search of White Crows: Spiritualism, Parapsychology, and American Culture. New York: Oxford University Press. (Review:

Oppenheim, J. (1985). The Other World: Spiritualism and Psychical Research in England, 1850-1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Podmore, F. (1902). Modern Spiritualism: A History and a Criticism (2 vols.). London: Methuen.

Rawson, D. C. (1978). Mendeleev and the scientific claims of Spiritualism. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 122, 1-8.

Sawicki, D. (2003). Spiritismus und das okkulte in Deutschland, 1880-1930. [Spiritism and the occult in Germany, 1880-1930]. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften, 14, 53-71.

Shortt, S. E. D. (1984). Physicians and psychics: The Anglo-American medical response to Spiritualism, 1870-1890. Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 39, 339-355.

Stuart, N. R. (2005). The Reluctant Spiritualist: The Life of Maggie Fox. New York: Harcourt.

Thurschwell, P. (2001). Literature, Technology and Magical Thinking, 1880-1920. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Summary:

Weisberg, B. (2004). Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. (Review: (To buy the paperback version from Psi-Mart click here.)

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