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Madame Blavatskys Baboon: A History of the Mystics, Mediums, and Misfits Who Brought Spiritualism to America Peter Washington

Madame Blavatskys Baboon: A History of the Mystics, Mediums, and Misfits Who Brought Spiritualism to America

Peter Washington

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ISBN : 9780805241259
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470 pages
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Just before the turn of the century, a renegade Russian aristocrat named Madame Blavatsky came to America claiming that man was descended not from the ape but from spiritual beings. Thus began Theosophy, the very first new age religion. ThisMoreJust before the turn of the century, a renegade Russian aristocrat named Madame Blavatsky came to America claiming that man was descended not from the ape but from spiritual beings. Thus began Theosophy, the very first new age religion. This thought-provoking and often hilarious study delineates the course of Theosophy and other sects which have come down through the years. Photos.