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Tracking the man-beasts : Sasquatch, vampires, zombies, and more
Nickell, Joe.
Adult Nonfiction QL89 .N65 2011

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ContentsPage
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
Introductionp. 13
Part I - ôMonsterö Men
Chapter I - Monstrositiesp. 21
Human Monstersp. 21
Exhibited ôFreaksöp. 23
Real or Fake?p. 24
Chapter 2 - Dwarfs among Usp. 27
Fanciful and Realp. 27
Dwarfs at Courtp. 29
The Dwarf Gardenp. 30
Chapter 3 - The Real Giantsp. 35
Biblical Goliathsp. 35
The Cardiff Giantp. 36
Of Fable and Historyp. 38
Gigantopithecusp. 39
Chapter 4 - Wild Men-Or Notp. 43
Feral Childrenp. 43
Wild Men of the Woodsp. 44
Sideshow Savagesp. 45
Neanderthal Relictsp. 47
The ôHobbitsöp. 50
Part 2 - Hairy Man-Beasts
Chapter 5 - Yeti-The Abominable Snowmanp. 55
Sightings and Encountersp. 55
The Tracksp. 58
Hillary Expeditionp. 59
The Indian Yetip. 60
The Chinese Yetip. 61
Chapter 6 - Sasquatch/Bigfootp. 63
The Pacific Northwestp. 63
Sasquatchp. 66
Enter ôBigfootöp. 68
Realistic Footprintsp. 73
Chapter 7 - Tracking Bigsuit!p. 77
At Largep. 77
Bigfootersp. 79
The Searchp. 80
Chapter 8 - Man-Beasts Range Farp. 85
Venezuela: Loys's Apep. 85
Siberia: Frozen Sasquatchp. 87
Australia: The Yowiep. 90
India's Monkey Manp. 94
Othersp. 96
Part 3 - The Supernaturals
Chapter 9 - Werewolves-Or Weren'tp. 101
Originsp. 101
Witch Maniap. 103
Investigating in Austriap. 104
Chapter 10 - On the Trail of the Loup-Garoup. 109
The French Werewolfp. 109
Beast of Gévaudanp. 111
Eastern Canadap. 112
Vincennesp. 114
Louisianap. 115
Haitip. 117
Chapter 11 - Of Vampirologyp. 121
The Undeadp. 121
Dracula et alp. 122
ôRealö Vampiresp. 123
Vampire Studyp. 125
Vampire Kitsp. 125
Chapter 12 - Searching for Vampire Gravesp. 131
New Englandp. 131
The Demon Vampirep. 132
On Woodstock Greenp. 134
The Killing Vinep. 136
In New Orleansp. 138
Chapter 13 - Chupacabras!p. 141
From Puerto Rico to Mexicop. 141
To the United Statesp. 142
Investigating in Argentinap. 145
Chapter 14 - Other Supernaturalsp. 147
Devil Menp. 147
Zanzibar Demonp. 150
Zombiesp. 151
Part 4 - Extraterrestrials
Chapter 15 - Alien Monster at Flatwoodsp. 159
The Incidentp. 159
Investigating at Flatwoodsp. 161
The Flatwoods Monsterp. 162
Chapter 16 - Attack of the ôLittle Green Menöp. 167
Backgroundp. 168
Aliens?p. 171
Solutionp. 171
Chapter 17 - Mothman Metamorphosisp. 175
Backgroundp. 175
In the Fieldp. 178
Iconographyp. 180
Chapter 18 - The Humanoidsp. 183
Humanoid Giantsp. 183
Alien Likenessp. 184
ôAlien Autopsyö Filmp. 187
Roswell Sagap. 189
Chapter 19 - Unidentified Flying Humanoidsp. 193
Sightingsp. 193
Analysisp. 194
Experimentationp. 195
Part 5 - Manimals
Chapter 20 - Hybridsp. 199
Animal-headed Humansp. 199
Human-headed Animalsp. 201
Exhibited Hybridsp. 204
Chapter 21 - Merpeoplep. 207
Merfolkp. 207
Seal Maidensp. 208
Fejee Mermaidsp. 209
Taxidermed Fakesp. 210
Chapter 22 - Lure of Swamp Creaturesp. 213
Honey Island Swamp Monsterp. 213
Investigating on Sitep. 214
Domain of the Monstersp. 217
Making Tracksp. 219
Other Hoaxesp. 219
Afterwordp. 223
Appendix: The North American Bigfoot-Image and Mythp. 225
Habitatp. 225
Developing Iconographyp. 226
Evolution into Mythp. 227
Indexp. 231


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