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The Origins Of Monsters

Pub Date : 2013-11-24 | Author : David Wengrow | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400848867
ISBN 13 : 1400848865

It has often been claimed that "monsters"--supernatural creatures with bodies composed from multiple species--play a significant part in the thought and imagery of all people from ..


The Science Of Monsters

Pub Date : 2013-10-08 | Author : Matt Kaplan | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781451667998
ISBN 13 : 145166799X

"Previously published as Medusa's gaze and vampire's bite by Scribner"--Title page verso...


Turtles As Hopeful Monsters

Pub Date : 2017-03-13 | Author : Olivier Rieppel | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253025074
ISBN 13 : 0253025079

Where do turtles hail from? Why and how did they acquire shells? These questions have spurred heated debate and intense research for more than two hundred years. Brilliantly weavin..


Monsters

Pub Date : 2011-09-08 | Author : John Michael Greer | Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN 10 : 9780738716008
ISBN 13 : 0738716006

Of course that monster hiding under your bed when you were little didn't really exist. Vampires, werewolves, zombies, demons—they're simply figments of our imagination, right? Af..


Hitler S Monsters

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Eric Kurlander | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300189452
ISBN 13 : 0300189451

The definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences, and pagan religions touted by the Third Reich in the service of power The..


Monsters In The Movies

Pub Date : 2011-09-19 | Author : John Landis | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780756688462
ISBN 13 : 0756688469

From cinema's earliest days, being scared out of your wits has always been one of the best reasons for going to the movies. From B-movie bogeymen and outer space oddities to big-bu..


Monsters Of The G Vaudan

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Jay M. Smith | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674047167
ISBN 13 : 0674047168

In a brilliant, original rendition, Monsters of the Gévaudan revisits a spellbinding French tale that has captivated imaginations for over two hundred years, and offers the defini..