Volume 1: Preface; 1. The story of Swedenborg; 2. Edward Irving: the Shakers; 3. The prophet of the new revelation; 4. The Hydesville episode; 5. The career of the Fox sisters; 6. First developments in America; 7. The dawn in England; 8. Continued progress in England; 9. The career of D. D. Home; 10. The Davenport brothers; 11. The researches of Sir William Crookes (1870-1874); 12. The Eddy brothers and the Holmeses; 13. Henry Slade and Dr. Monck; 14. Collective investigations of spiritualism. Volume 2: 15. The career of Eusapia Palladino; 16. Great mediums from 1870 to 1900: Charles H. Foster, Madame d'Esperance, William Eglinton, Stainton Moses; 17. The Society for Psychical Research; 18. Ectoplasm; 19. Spirit photography; 20. Voice mediumship and moulds; 21. French, German and Italian spiritualism; 22. Some great modern mediums; 23. Spiritualism and the war; 24. The religious aspect of spiritualism; 25. The after-life as seen by spiritualists; Appendix; Index.