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The vampire book : the encyclopedia of the undead

Author: J Gordon Melton
Publisher: Detroit : Visible Ink Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Revised, updated, and enlarged, this vast reference is an alphabetic tour of the psychosexual, macabre world of the blood-sucking undead. Digging deep into the lore, myths, and reported realities of vampires and vampire legends from across the globe, many facets are uncovered - historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular. From "Vlad the Impaler" and "Barnabas Collins" to "Dracula" and "Lestat",  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
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Melton, J. Gordon.
Vampire book.
Detroit : Visible Ink Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010024263
(OCoLC)642001521
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Gordon Melton
ISBN: 9781578593484 1578593484 9781578593507 1578593506 9781578593491 1578593492
OCLC Number: 677968373
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 909 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; About the Author; Copyright; Contents; Foreword to Third Edition; Introduction; Acknowledgments; Vampires: A Chronology; Preface: What Is a Vampire?; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q-R; S; T; U-V; W; X, Y, Z; Index.
Responsibility: J. Gordon Melton.

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From Vlad the Impaler and Barnabas Collins to Dracula and Lestat, this exhaustive guide furnishes more than 500 essays, a vampire chronology, and 60 pages of vampire resources. This third edition  Read more...

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