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The Science of Monsters: The Origins of the Creatures We Love to Fear
Contributor(s): Kaplan, Matt
ISBN: 145166799X     ISBN-13: 9781451667998
Publisher: Scribner
    OUR PRICE: $15.30  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: October 2013
Annotation: A tour of history's legendary monsters and the science and culture that spawned them draws on cutting-edge research to explain why monster myths have been compelling throughout time, examining the events that inspired the creations of various stories while considering the real-world animals behind specific characters. 20,000 first printing.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Monsters; History.
Animals, Mythical; History.
Dangerous animals; Folklore; History.
BISAC Categories:
- Science
- Social Science | Folklore & Mythology
- Social Science | Popular Culture
Dewey: 001.944
LCCN: 2013454680
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.50" W x 0.75" (0.52 lbs) 248 pages