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Author Fitch, Marc E.
Title Paranormal nation [electronic resource] : why America needs ghosts, UFOs, and bigfoot / Marc E. Fitch.
Published Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2013]
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 Electronic Book  BF1028.5.U6 F58 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (398 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- A brief history of the paranormal in America -- Paranormal hoaxes -- The native paranormal -- The JFK assassination and the paranormal -- Social change and the paranormal -- The rise of paranormal television -- The paranormal reality -- The paranormal economy -- Based on a true story... -- A lack of faith -- Is satanism real? -- The American Gothic -- The ghost hunter age : today's paranormal movement -- Shirley Jackson's America -- Why does the United States need ghosts, UFOs, and bigfoot? -- Cry of the banshee.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Parapsychology -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Related To Print version: Fitch, Marc E. Paranormal nation. Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2013]. 9780313382062 0313382069 0313382077 (DLC) 2012040011
ISBN 0313382077 (electronic bk.)
9780313382079 (electronic bk.)
9780313382062 (hardback)
0313382069 (hardback)