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Divining the Future: Prognostication from…

Divining the Future: Prognostication from Astrology to Zoomancy

by Eva Shaw

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A comprehensive encyclopedia of the methods, techniques & people, both historical & current, involved in forecasting & prediction, also known as prognostication. Besides definitions of words used in the world of predictions today, prognostication is also put in a historical context, making this a valuable resource for those interested in divination both past & present. Complete with 125 drawings, it will serve as an enjoyable & informative reference tool. Entries range from the well known to the obscure & include: I Ching; Nostradamus; rhapsodomancy -- use of a sacred book to forecast the future; ming sticks; & tasseography -- reading of tea leaves.
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