Best of 2018: Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism w/ Emily Ogden
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December 28, 2018
August 30, 2018 Emily Ogden talks to us about her book ‘Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism.’ Franz Mesmer’s animal magnetism as a “scientific” kind of folk magic. The relationship between mesmerists and debunkers. The parallels…