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Ghostland: an American history in haunted places

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Dickey, piqued by a house hunt in LA that revealed derelict foreclosures and "zombie houses", embarks on a journey across the continental United States to decode and unpack the American history repressed in our most famous haunted places. With boundless curiosity, Dickey conjures the dead by focusing on questions of the living -- how do we deal with stories about ghosts, and how do we inhabit and move through spaces that have been deemed haunted? Paying attention not only to the true facts behind a ghost story, but also to the ways in which changes are made to those facts and why, Dickey paints a version of American history left out of the textbooks, one of things left undone and crimes left unsolved. --
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subject_facetGhosts -- United States
Haunted places -- United States
title_displayGhostland : an American history in haunted places
title_fullGhostland : an American history in haunted places / Colin Dickey
Ghostland An American History in Haunted Places
title_shortGhostland
title_suban American history in haunted places
topic_facetGhosts
Haunted places
History
New Age
Nonfiction
Sociology