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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
UFOs and abductions.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2000
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David Michael Jacobs
|Description:||viii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Ufology and academia: the UFO phenomenon as a scholarly discipline / Stuart Appelle --
Limited access: six natural scientists and the UFO phenomenon / Ron Westrum --
Science, law, and war: alternative frameworks for the UFO evidence / Don C. Donderi --
UFOs, the military, and the early Cold War era / Michael D. Swords --
The extraterrestrial hypothesis in the early UFO age / Jerome Clark --
UFOs: lost in the myths / Thomas E. Bullard --
The UFO abduction controversy in the United States / David M. Jacobs --
Hypnosis and the investigation of UFO abduction accounts / Budd Hopkins --
How the alien abduction phenomenon challenges the boundaries of our reality / John E. Mack --
The UFO experience: a normal correlate of human brain function / Michael A. Persinger --
Research directions / David M. Jacobs.
|Responsibility:||edited by David M. Jacobs.|
Advocating credibility for this much-maligned field of research, historian David Jacobs and his co-authors highlight some of the key events, issues, themes and theories surrounding this elusive and complex subject with has been tainted by wild theories which have restricted an academic presence.
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