Coverart for item
The Resource The Penguin book of the undead : fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters, edited by Scott G. Bruce ; translations and renderings into modern English by Scott G. Bruce, unless otherwise indicated

The Penguin book of the undead : fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters, edited by Scott G. Bruce ; translations and renderings into modern English by Scott G. Bruce, unless otherwise indicated

Label
The Penguin book of the undead : fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters
Title
The Penguin book of the undead
Title remainder
fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters
Statement of responsibility
edited by Scott G. Bruce ; translations and renderings into modern English by Scott G. Bruce, unless otherwise indicated
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The dead rise again in a spine-tingling collection of ghostly visitations through the ages, recorded in historical narratives, theological texts and personal letters from more than 1,500 years, showing the evolution of our thinking about zombies and other restless souls. --Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808.8/0375
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6071.S9
LC item number
P46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bruce, Scott G.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghosts
  • Vampires
  • Zombies
Label
The Penguin book of the undead : fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters, edited by Scott G. Bruce ; translations and renderings into modern English by Scott G. Bruce, unless otherwise indicated
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient apparitions -- The autopsy of souls in late ancient thought -- The ecology of the otherworld in dark age Europe -- Spectral servants of the church -- Night is the dead's dominion -- The ghosts of war -- Northern horrors -- Strange tales of mystery and terror -- The reformation of the wraiths -- Haunting the wings
Control code
1681450
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xvi, 295 pages
Isbn
9780143107682
Lccn
2016012232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1681450
  • (OCoLC)944380256
Label
The Penguin book of the undead : fifteen hundred years of supernatural encounters, edited by Scott G. Bruce ; translations and renderings into modern English by Scott G. Bruce, unless otherwise indicated
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient apparitions -- The autopsy of souls in late ancient thought -- The ecology of the otherworld in dark age Europe -- Spectral servants of the church -- Night is the dead's dominion -- The ghosts of war -- Northern horrors -- Strange tales of mystery and terror -- The reformation of the wraiths -- Haunting the wings
Control code
1681450
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xvi, 295 pages
Isbn
9780143107682
Lccn
2016012232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1681450
  • (OCoLC)944380256

Library Locations

    • Georgetown Peabody LibraryBorrow it
      2 Maple Street, Georgetown, MA, 01833, US
      42.7246895 -70.9897852
Processing Feedback ...