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Madame Blavatsky's Baboon, A History of the Mystics, Mediums, and Misfits Who Brought Spiritualism to America

Washington, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0805241256 / ISBN 13: 9780805241259
Published by Schocken Book, 1995
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In her parlor, Madame Blavatsky, the founder of Theosophy, kept a stuffed baboon dressed in wing collar, tail-coat, and spectacles, holding a copy The Origin of Species in its hands: Darwin was wrong, she asserted. Thirty-three photo illustrations. Notes. Biblio. Index. 470 pp. Hardcover Fine w/ Fine dj. Bookseller Inventory # 938

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Title: Madame Blavatsky's Baboon, A History of the ...

Publisher: Schocken Book

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A history of spiritualism in America discusses the development of Theosophy; the religious beliefs of Madame Blavatsky, Steiner, Krishnamurti, and other gurus; and the evolution of their ideas into the world of New Age thinking.

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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.

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