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The First Ghosts: A rich history of ancient ghosts and ghost stories from the British Museum curator

The First Ghosts: A rich history of ancient ghosts and ghost stories from the British Museum curator (Hardback)

By Finkel, Irving

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Ghosts - the spirits of the dead - have walked by our side since time immemorial. In The First Ghosts, author Irving Finkel looks at ghosts from a standpoint quite different to that of most spectral literature. Drawing on evidence from the very earliest pre-human archaeology and ...the very earliest writing and literature, Finkel suggests that belief in and experience of ghosts emerges as a central component of humanity since its inception.
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ISBN 9781529303261
Released NZ 22 Feb 2022
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781529303261
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint Hodder & Stoughton
Released 22 Feb 2022
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Finkel, Irving
Category World History: BCE To C 500 CE
History of Other Lands
Ghosts & Poltergeists
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 160mm
Height: 238mm
Spine: 38mm
Dewey Code 133.109
Weight 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Ghosts - History
NBS Text Ancient History
ONIX Text General/trade

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