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Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars (Studies in Popular Culture)

by Jenny Hazelgrove

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Popular culture,
  • Social history,
  • Spirit communication & mediumship, spiritualism,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Spiritualism - General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • 1918-1945,
  • 20th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Religious life and customs,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Spiritualism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10531649M
    ISBN 100719055598
    ISBN 109780719055591

      Perhaps the most famous defender of spiritualism during the First World War was the famous creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Like Kipling, he had been interested in spiritualism since the s and had attended many séances with his wife Jean, but he was a supporter and a believer not a s: Famous British writer and creator of Sherlock Holmes. President of the College of Psychic Studies, Federation Spirite Internationale and the London Spiritualist Alliance. Spiritualism and the First World War - Arthur Conan Doyle - spoke a hope for the world in the coming wars, and hailed the approaching chaos as the prelude to a new kosmos.

      Interwar British society was, after all, barely democratic: universal adult suffrage was only granted in The Morbid Age spotlights key features of the intellectual and emotional landscape. The war and the changing face of British society: The First World War had a profound impact upon British society. It swept away much of the old Victorian and Edwardian order and established many of the features that we associate with 'modern' 20th-century Britain. The scale and duration of the conflict with the Central Powers was such that.

      18 See “Spiritualism and the ‘Lost Generation’ in Jay Winter, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, ), and “Spiritualism after the Great War” in Jenny Hazelgrove, Spiritualism and British Society between the Wars (Manchester, Manchester University Press, ), James Hewat McKenzie (–) was a British parapsychologist, and the founder of the British College of Psychic ie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 11 November and died on 29 August , in London.


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Jenny Hazelgrove challenges this assumption and shows how spiritualism grew between the wars and became part of the fabric of popular culture. This book provides a fascinating and lively insight into an alternative Historians of modern British culture have long assumed that under pressure from secular forces, interest in spiritualism had faded /5.

Historians of modern British culture have long assumed that under pressure from secular forces, interest in spiritualism had faded by the end of the Great War. Jenny Hazelgrove challenges this assumption and shows how spiritualism grew between the wars and became part of the fabric of popular culture.

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most important book on Spiritualism is the two-volume set, The History of Spiritualism (), which discusses a wide range of issues and personalities linked with modern Spiritualism, both in America and the United Kingdom. The book made him one of the leading Spiritualists of his time.

The elimination of an entire generation of young men renewed interest in grieving parents who were desperate for solace. Jenny Hazelgrove explores this phenomenon in ‘Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars’ (), a groundbreaking work which.

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Manchester: Manchester University Press. Spiritualism Movement Spiritualism is the belief that the living can communicate with the dead. The belief in a spirit world and the living's ability to correspond with the spiritual realm probably dates to antiquity.

Spirit contact is facilitated when an individual is on his or her deathbed. James Crissman notes in his study of the dying process in Central Appalachia that several dying people. The work of Jenny Hazelgrove in Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars () and Professor Jay Winter in Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning (), have informed my work on the emotional impact of the war on society as a whole, as I make the argument for a ‘Shell Shocked Britain’.

Why did so many rational men and women, in. Spiritualism is a religious movement based on the belief that the spirits of the dead exist and have both the ability and the inclination to communicate with the living. The afterlife, or the "spirit world", is seen by spiritualists, not as a static place, but as one in which spirits continue to two beliefs—that contact with spirits is possible, and that spirits are more.

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Hazelgrove, Jennifer, ‘ Spiritualism after the Great War ’, Twentieth Century British History, 10, 4 (), –30 Hazelgrove, Jennifer, Spiritualism and British Society Between the Wars (Manchester: Manchester University Press, )Cited by:.

According to Reverend Simeon Stefanidakis, a proponent of spiritualism and author of About the First Spiritual Temple: Hydesville: "The Church became an immediate success, with a membership of over 1, people" (, p.

3). The spiritualism movement made its way to England in via a Boston medium, Mrs. Hayden. Spiritualism attracted over a million followers during the latter part of the 19 th century in the Britain, but began to decline in popularity due to persistent claims of fraudulent activities by spiritualist mediums and the general disorganisation the spiritualist movement itself.

Audiences at séances and demonstrations increasingly demanded physical manifestations of mediumship, such as Reviews: 8.Frank Podmore (5 February – 14 August ) was an English author, and founding member of the Fabian is best known as an influential member of the Society for Psychical Research and for his sceptical writings on tion: Parapsychologist, writer.