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H. P. B.: The Extraordinary Life and Influence of Helena Blavatsky

& Carey Williams, Research Assistant

In her quest for truth and universal brotherhood, H. P. Blavatsky opened a new realm of ideas to the world, influencing poets, writers, artists, philosophers, and scientists alike — among them Yeats, James Joyce, L. Frank Baum, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Scriabin, Gandhi, William James, Thomas Edison, and Einstein. Social historian Theodore Roszak ranks her "among the modern world's trailblazing psychologists of the visionary mind."

A product of 14 years' research and writing, "this book portrays HPB's supporters and detractors, using newly uncovered materials to present as complete a biography of this enigmatic woman and her wisdom as possible" (Booklist, American Library Association). An important addition to theosophical history.

  • 6 x 9 1/4, 700 pages, illus., notes, bibliography, appendix, index
  • $20.00 paper (3rd & revised ed.) ISBN 978-0-9662115-1-1
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