Night Callers

Night Callers Born of the so called Victorian pseudoscience of mesmerism the s ance enjoyed a late th century golden age that ministered to the Victorian obsession with science religious doubt and entertainmen

Born of the so called Victorian pseudoscience of mesmerism, the s ance enjoyed a late 19th century golden age that ministered to the Victorian obsession with science, religious doubt, and entertainment Mediums, psychics, and somnambulists were investigated by amateur sleuths and by such scientists as Faraday and Darwin, and their performances were imitated and exposedBorn of the so called Victorian pseudoscience of mesmerism, the s ance enjoyed a late 19th century golden age that ministered to the Victorian obsession with science, religious doubt, and entertainment Mediums, psychics, and somnambulists were investigated by amateur sleuths and by such scientists as Faraday and Darwin, and their performances were imitated and exposed by magicians, denounced by clerics, and satirized hilariously in the press Yet the popularity of spiritualism and the s ance endured and does so to this day A revelatory exploration of the darker side of Victorian science, this narrative driven history is full of literary and scientific anecdote and evocative depiction of 19th century England.

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402 Reply to “Night Callers”

  1. This was interesting but I think I expected from it Melechi concentrated on the men who were working to either prove or disprove the power of mesmerism, clairvoyants etc rather than those who claimed to have these skills I think it would have interested me if it focused on what people witnessed and what tricks were employed by the fraudsters in the trade Melechi does say it is a thumb nail sketch of certain key figures and he does do this effectively It gives you an introduction to the subjec [...]


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