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The sociology of the paranormal

a reconnaissance

by Andrew M. Greeley

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in

  • Parapsychology -- Case studies.,
  • Mysticism -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 87-88.

    StatementAndrew M. Greeley.
    SeriesStudies in religion and ethnicity, Sage research papers in the social sciences ; 90-023
    LC ClassificationsBF1029 .G73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p. :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5189103M
    ISBN 100803905432
    LC Control Number75009046

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