Introduction Chapter 1 What Are (and Are Not) Ghosts? Chapter 2 Lands of the Dead: Early Sightings Chapter 3 Rattling Chains and White Sheets: Ghosts in the Western World Chapter 4 Hungry Ghosts: The Eastern World Chapter 5 La Llorona and Dreamtime: Ghosts in Latin America and the Southern Hemisphere Chapter 6 The Quest for Evidence: The Ghost and Science Chapter 7: From King Richard to Paranormal Activity: The Ghost in Literature, Film and Popular Culture Conclusion: The Ubiquitous Ghost references select bibliography acknowledgements photo acknowledgements index
Lisa Morton is the author of Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween (Reaktion, 2012) and winner of the Bram Stoker Award in 2012 for the same title.
Praise for Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween: 'If you want to know anything at all about the subject, you ought to find it in Trick or Treat.' - Susan Hill, The Times