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Hidden depths : the story of hypnosis

Author: Robin Waterfield
Publisher: New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Controversy has always surrounded the world of hypnosis. Robin Wakefield's careful analysis casts light on several millennia of debate, articulating the many views of hypnosis' defenders and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Waterfield
ISBN: 041594791X 9780415947916 0415947928 9780415947923
OCLC Number: 52295143
Notes: Previously published: London : Macmillan, 2002.
Description: xxxi, 464 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hypnosis in fact and fiction --
In the beginning --
Franz Anton Mesmer --
Magnetic sleep and victors sister --
Crusaders and prophets in the United States --
Mesmeric mania in the United Kingdom --
Murder, rape, and debate in the late nineteenth century --
Psychic powers and recovered memories --
Freud and other alienists --
State or no state: the modern controversy --
Hypnotherapy: mind and body --
Mind control --
Self-improvement and the new age --
A plea.
Responsibility: Robin Waterfield.
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