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The vampire book : the encyclopedia of the undead

Author: J Gordon Melton
Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Explores the myth, lore, and representation in popular culture of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Melton
ISBN: 9781578592814 157859281X
OCLC Number: 642001521
Description: xxxiii, 909 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ackerman, Forrest James --
Aconite --
The Addams Family --
Africa, Vampires in --
African American Vampires --
Allatius, Leo --
Alnwick Castle, The Vampire of --
Aluka --
America, Vampires in --
Anemia --
Angel --
Animals --
Appearance of a Vampire --
Armand --
Armenia, Vampires in --
Ashley, Amanda --
Atlanta Vampire Alliance --
Australia, Vampires in --
Babylon and Assyria, Vampires in Ancient --
Baker, Roy Ward --
Balderston, John L. --
Baltic States, Vampires in the --
Bangs, Nina --
Banks, L.A. --
Bara, Theda --
Baron Blood --
Bathory, Elizabeth --
Batman --
Bats, Vampire --
Bava, Mario --
Belanger, Michelle --
Bergstrom, Elaine --
Berwick, The Vampire of --
Bibliography, Vampire --
Bistritz --
Blacula --
Blade the Vampire Slayer --
Blood --
Bloodrayne --
Borgo Pass --
Borland, Carol --
Bouchard, Angelique --
Boucicault, Dion --
The Bram Stoker Society --
Bram Stoker's Dracula --
Brides, Vampire --
Brite, Poppy Z. --
Browning, Tod --
Bruja --
Bruxa --
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (movie) --
Bulgaria, Vampires in --
Bullet --
Bunnicula --
Burton, Richard Francis --
Byron, Lord George Gordon --
Calmet, Dom Aufustin --
The Camarilla: A Vampire Fan Association --
Carfax --
Carmilla --
Carradine, John --
Carter, Margaret Louise --
Cast, P.C. & Kristin --
Castle Dracula --
Chaney, Alonso "Lon" --
Chaos! Comics --
Characteristics of Vampires --
Charnas, Suzy McKee --
Chetwynd-Hayes, Ronald Henry Glynn --
China, Vampires in --
Christianity and Vampires --
Chupacabras --
Coffins --
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor --
Collins, Barnabas --
Collins, Nancy A. --
Collinsport Players --
Comic Books, The Vampire in --
Cooke, Thomas Potter --
Coppola, Francis Ford --
Corman, Roger William --
Count Dracula --
Count von Count --
Crime, Vampiric --
Croglin Grange, The Vampire of --
Crucifix --
Cruise, Tom --
Cullen, Edward --
Cult of the Vampire --
Cuntius, Johannes --
Curtis, Dan --
Cushing, Peter --
Czech Republic and Slovakia, Vampires in the --
Daniels, Leslie Noel III --
Dark Delicacies --
Dark Shadows --
Dark Shadows Fandom --
Davanzati, Giuseppe --
Davidson, MaryJanice --
de Villenueva, Sebastian --
Deane, Hamilton --
Decapitation --
Desert Island Dracula Library --
Destroying the Vampire --
Dhampir --
Dracula --
Dracula (1931) --
Dracula (Spanish 1931) --
Dracula (1973) --
Dracula (1979) --
Dracula (Marvel Comics Character) --
Dracula '97: A Centennial Celebration --
Dracula: Or the Undead --
The Dracula Society (UK) --
Dracula-The Series --
Dracula: The Vampire Play in Three Acts --
Drama, Vampire --
Dreyer, Carl Theodor --
Duckula, Count --
Dumas, Alexandre --
Dust --
El Conde Dracula --
Elliott, Denholm Mitchell --
Elrod, P.N. --
Elvira --
Estries --
Eucharistic Wafer --
Ewers, Hanns Heinz --
Explanations of Vampirism --
Fangs --
Feehan, Christine --
Fingernails --
Fire --
Fisher, Terence --
Florescu, Radu R. --
Flying Vampires --
Forever Knight --
Forever Knight Fandom --
Fortune, Dion --
France, Vampires in --
Frankenstein's Monster --
Frid, Jonathan --
Frost, Deacon Games, Vampire --
Garden, Nancy --
Garlic --
Garton, Ray --
Gautier, Theophile --
Germany, Vampire in --
Ghouls --
Giles, Rupert --
Glut, Donald Frank --
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von --
Good Guy Vampires --
Gothic --
Greece, Vampires in --
Green, Chris Marie --
Greenberg, Martin H. --
Gypsies, Vampires and the --
Haarmann, Fritz --
Haigh, John George --
Haining, Peter Alexander --
Hamilton, Laurell K. --
Hammer Films --
Harker, Jonathan --
Harris, Charlaine --
Harris, Xander --
Harrison, Kim --
Hartmann, Franz --
Hawthorn --
The Highgate Vampire --
Holder, Nancy --
Holmes, Sherlock --
Holmwood, Arthur --
Homosexuality and the Vampire --
The Horror of Dracula --
Huff, Tanya --
Humor, Vampire --
Hungary, Vampires in --
Huntley, Raymond --
Hurwood, Bernhardt J. --
Hypnotic Powers --
I...Vampire --
Incubus/Succubus --
India, Vampires in --
International Vampire --
Internet, Vampires on the --
Interview with the Vampire --
Ireland, Vampires in --
Italy, Vampires in --
Ivan the Terrible --
Jacula --
Japan, Vampires in --
Java, Vampires in --
Jourdan, Louis --
Journal of Vampirology --
Juvenile Literature --
Kali --
Kalogridis, Jeanne --
Keats, John --
Kenyon, Sherrilyn --
Kilpatrick, Nancy --
Kindred: The Embraced --
King, Stephen --
Kurten, Peter --
LaCroix, Lucien --
Langella, Frank --
Langsuyar --
Le Fanu, Joseph Thomas Sheridan --
Leatherdale, Clive --
Lee, Christopher --
Lee, Tanith --
Lesbian Vampires --
Lilith --
Lilith, The Daughter of Dracula --
Lindpainter, Peter Josef von --
Lobishomen --
London After Midnight --
London, Dracula's --
Loogaroo --
Lord Ruthven Assembly --
Lory, Robert Edward --
Lugosi, Bela --
Lumley, Brian --
Malaysia, Vampires in --
Man-Bat --
Manor of the Devil --
Marryat, Florence --
Marschner, Heinrich August --
Marshall, William B. --
Matheson, Richard --
McNally, Raymond T. --
Melrose, Abbey, The Vampire of --
Mexico, Vampires in --
Meyer, Stephenie --
Midnight Sons --
Miller, Elizabeth Anne --
Miller, Linda Lael --
Mirrors --
Mist --
Miyu, Vampire Princess --
Moon --
Morbius --
Morris, Quincey P. --
Moss, Stephanie --
Mountain Ash --
The Munsters --
Murray (Harker), Mina --
Music, Vampire --
Myanmar, Vampires in --
Name, The Vampire's --
Native Soil --
Near dark --
Necromancy --
New Orleans --
Newman, Kim --
The Night Stalker --
Niles, Steve --
Nodier, Jean Charles Emmanuel --
Nosferatu --
Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie des Grauens --
Nosferatu Vampire Clan --
Oldman, Gary --
Opera --
Order of the Vampyre --
Order Strigoi Vii --
Origins of the Vampire --
Orlock, Graf --
Palance, Jack --
Paraphernalia, Vampire --
Parry, Michael --
Paul (Paole), Arnold --
Perfume --
Philippe, Monsieur --
Philippines, Vampires in the --
Pierart, Z.J. --
Pike, Christopher --
Pitt, Ingrid --
Planche, James Robinson --
Plogojowitz, Peter --
Poe, Edgar Allan --
Poetry, The Vampire in --
Poland, Vampires in --
Polidori, John --
Political/Economic Vampires --
Pontianak --
Porphyria --
Preacher --
Protection against Vampires --
Psychological Perspectives on Vampire Mythology --
Pulp Magazines, Vampires in the. The Queen of the Damned --
Ramsland, Katherine --
Redcaps --
Renfield, R.N. --
Riccardo, Martin V. --
Rice, Anne --
Rollin, Jean --
Romance literature, vampires in --
Romania, Vampires in --
Rome, Vampires in Ancient --
Ross, William Edward Daniel --
Russia, Vampires in --
Ruthven, Lord --
Rymer, James Malcolm --
Saberhagen, Frederick Thomas --
St. George's Day --
St. Germain --
Sands, Lynsay --
Sangster, Jimmy --
Santo --
Satan --
Scandinavia, Vampires in --
Schiefelbein, Michael --
Scholomance --
Schreck, Max --
Science Fiction and the Vampire --
Seeds --
Selene --
Seward, John --
Sexuality and the Vampire --
Shan, Darren --
Shayne, Maggie --
Shepard, Leslie Alan --
Sighisoara --
Silver --
Skal, David J. --
Skin, a vampire's --
Slavs, Vampires and the --
Slayage--
Sleep, Vampire --
Smith, Lisa Jane --
Somtow, S.P. --
South America, Vampires in --
Southern Slavs, Vampires and the --
Southey, Robert --
Spain, Vampires in --
Spider --
Stake --
Steele, Barbara --
Stoker, Abraham "Bram" --
Strength, Physical --
Suicide --
Sukuyan --
Summers, Buffy --
Summers, Montague --
Sunlight --
Swan, Bela --
Szekelys --
Talamasca --
Talamaur --
Tehran Vampire --
Television, Vampires on --
Temple of the Vampire --
Thailand, Vampires in --
Tibet, Vampires in --
Tirgoviste --
The Tomb of Dracula --
Trading Cards, The Vampire on --
Transformation --
Transylvania --
Transylvanian Society of Dracula --
Tremayne, Peter --
Twilight --
Twilight (movie) --
Twilight saga; new moon --
Twilight series --
Underworld --
United Kingdom, Vampires in the --
Universal Pictures --
Vadim, Roger --
Vambery, Arminius --
The Vamp --
Vamperotica --
Vampira --
The Vampire (real vampires) --
Vampire Cult --
Vampire empire --
Vampire Fandom: United Kingdom --
Vampire Fandom: United States --
Vampire Hunters --
The Vampire Rapist --
Vampire Research Center --
Vampire Research Society --
Vampire: The Eternal Struggle --
Vampire: The Masquerade --
Vampirella --
Vampyr --
Van Helsing, Abraham --
Van Sloan, Edward --
Varma, Devendra Prasad --
Varney the Vampyre --
Victims --
Visegrad --
Vision --
Vjesci --
Vlad --
Vlad Dracul --
Voices of the vampire community --
Ward, J. R. --
Water --
Weather --
Werewolves and Vampires --
Westenra, Lucy --
Whitby --
William of Newburgh --
Wine --
Witchcraft and Vampires --
Wolf, Leonard --
Wolfman, Marv --
Women as Vampires --
The X-Files --
Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn --
Yorga, Count --
Youngson, Jeanne Keyes --
Zombies .
Responsibility: J. Gordon Melton.

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Explores the myth, lore, and representation in popular culture of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe.

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