Ghost: A Cultural History

Ghost: A Cultural History

by Susan Owens Author

Do you believe in ghosts? If your answer is yes, you aren't alone. Ghosts are one of the most pervasive and enduring supernatural creatures in our culture, and their portrayal reflects the attitudes and fears of the time. In this book, Susan Owens tracks the history of the concept of a "ghost" in British culture, and reflects on how these deceptions reflect the culture of the time