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A history of the occult tarot, 1870-1970

Author: Ronald Decker; Michael Dummett
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Duckworth Overlook, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first history of the occult uses of the Tarot pack from the late 19th century to the 1970. When the Tarot pack was invented in Italy in the early 15th century, it was simply a pack of cards, used for playing games. Esoteric interpretations of the pack date from late eighteenth-century France, and were confined to that country for a hundred years. Nowadays, however, the cards are used throughout the Western world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Decker; Michael Dummett
ISBN: 9780715645727 0715645722 9781468308594 1468308599
OCLC Number: 855350623
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: xii, 379 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ronald Decker and Michael Dummett.

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