Passport to Magonia

Jacques Vallee

For preface & table of contents to 1969 edition, click here (PDF file).


SOURCE: Vallee, Jacques. Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1969. Preface, pp. vii-ix; Contents, xi.


The entire book Passport to Magonia is available online, except that the preface and table of contents of the original 1969 edition are missing.

I call your attention to chapter 5: 'Nurslings of Immortality', particularly the final sections 'The Functioning Lie' and 'Conjectures' (pp. 148-163 in the text, pp. 80-87 in the PDF file), which summarize the epistemological questions engaged by Vallee.

Note the other works by Vallee available on the same web site: http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_autor_vallee.htm.

You can also download this book at Downtr: http://www.downtr.net/find/Jacques+Vallee+Passport+To+Magonia.html.

An excerpt of the 1993 edition can be found at amazon.com: Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1993.

See also Vallee's own web site: Jacques F. Vallee.

For more information, see Wikipedia: Jacques Vallée - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The other book by Vallee of comparable interest, which I probably perused about the same time is:

The Invisible College: What a Group of Scientists Has Discovered About UFO Influences on the Human Race. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1975.

For context of how this work originally engaged me, see my Reason & Society blog: http://reasonsociety.blogspot.com/search/label/Jacques%20Vallee.


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