Contents of Theosophical History

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Theosophical History
, Volume XVIII, SECOND SERIES, which are available here.
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XVIII/1 – 2 (January – April 2016) Double Issue

Editor’s Comments
James Santucci

Response to Robert A. Gilbert
Jeffrey Lavoie

Isis Unveiled on Metempsychosis and Transmigration: A Reply to Julie Chajes' Paper
Pablo Sender

From the Archives
etter from H. P. Blavatsky to James Ralston Skinner: Dated February 17, 1887
Transcribed by Jeffrey Lavoie
Edited, amended, and annotated by Jerry Hejka-Ekins and James A. Santucci

Introductions to the Letter from H. P. Blavatsky to James Ralston Skinner
Jeffrey Lavoie: "Contextualizing the Blavatsky-Skinner Letter: 17 February 1887
Jerry Hejka-Ekins: "J. Ralston Skinner (1830–1893)"
James A. Santucci: "Helena Petrovna Blavatsky: Activities from 1878–1887"

Book Reviews
Vanguard of the New Age: The Toronto Theosophical Society, 1891–1945

Ted G. Davy

Leo Rising: The Story of the Astrological Lodge of London
Nicholas Campion


XVIII/3 – 4 (July – October 2016) Double Issue

Editor’s Comments
James Santucci

Report on The International Theosophical History Conference: 17–18 September 2016
James A. Santucci

C. C. Massey: A Review Revisited
R. A. Gilbert

Archival Material
Theosophical Thanks (Freethinkers Magazine 9, No. 12 [December 1891], pp 701–709
A. L. Rawson

Announcement of Albert Rawson's Death (The Free Thought Magazine, Vol. XX [1902], pp. 729–30

Excerpt from "Personal Recollections of Sir Richard Francis Burton, K.C.M.G., F.R.S., F.R.G.S." (Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, Vol. XXXIV, No. 5 [November, 1892], p. 574
A. L. Rawson

Albert Leighton Rawson, Initiate of the Brotherhood of Lebanon, Bigamist, Plagiarist and Felon, and D. M. Bennett, Agent of the Theosophical Masters, "Foul-Mouthed Libertine" and "Apostile of Nastiness"
John Patrick Deveney

Book Reviews
Jean Delville. La contre-histoire
Massimo Introvigne

Who Wrote the Mahatma Letters?
Dion Fortune