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The Return of the Dead.

The Return of the Dead

Claude Lecouteux

Inner Traditions

One Park St., Rochester, VT 05767

9781594773181, $19.95

New age collections strong in writings on ghosts and paganism will find this discussion of ghosts and their role in indigenous cultures and pagan circles blends history, cultural inspection and spirituality in a satisfying survey. The modern world sees a border between that of the living and the dead--but ancestors have viewed it as less rigid. Claude Lecouteux is a former professor of medieval literature and civilization with numerous books on pagan afterlife beliefs and history: his expertise lends to a powerful survey.
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Title Annotation:The Return of the Dead: Ghosts, Ancestors, and the Transparent Veil of the Pagan Mind
Publication:Internet Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Oct 1, 2009
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