By Bertena Varney
By Bertena Varney
By Spila Cristiano
By Benjamin Radford,Joe Nickell
By Frank Bures
In The Geography of Madness, acclaimed journal author Frank Bures investigates those and different “culture-bound” syndromes, tracing every one possible baffling phenomenon to its resource. It’s a desirable, and every now and then rollicking, event that takes the reader around the globe and deep into the eccentricities of the human psyche. What Bures uncovers alongside the best way is a poignant and stirring tale of the patience of trust, worry, and hope.
By Howard Schwartz,Caren Loebel-Fried,Elliot K. Ginsburg
By Benjamin Radford
Mysterious New Mexico is the 1st e-book to use clinical research how to clarify a few of New Mexico's so much weird and wonderful lore and legends. utilizing folklore, sociology, heritage, psychology, and forensic science--as good pretty much as good outdated detective work--Radford unearths the truths and myths in the back of New Mexico's maximum mysteries.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Benjamin Radford, the deputy editor of the Skeptical Inquirer technological know-how journal, is the writer of monitoring the Chupacabra: The Vampire Beast in reality, Fiction, and Folklore (UNM Press) and different books. He lives in Corrales, New Mexico.
"It's a deal with to have a guided travel of recent Mexico mysteries through a precise medical paranormal investigator rather than listening to a rehash of an analogous tales. this is often in-depth info that honors the folklore yet will get to the middle of the mysteries; you will not get something shut from different authors of 'mystery mongering' books. the fact is even more satisfying."--Sharon Hill, editor, uncertain News
"Radford does an admirable task. not only telling us what the 'mysteries' are, he digs for the demanding proof, and follows via to average conclusions."--Robert Sheaffer, writer of unidentified flying object Sightings: The Evidence
"Radford's study into the unexplained is usually informative, full of life, and interesting, and Mysterious New Mexico isn't any exception. . . . either skeptics and believers will locate it necessary, and that i hugely suggest it."--Patrick Burns, TruTV's Haunting Evidence
By Nick Redfern,Brad Steiger
More than 250 entries conceal every little thing from hit tv indicates, books, and flicks, together with The jogging Dead, World warfare Z and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, to zombies’ ignominious position in folklore and mythology, reminiscent of the Greek god Asclepius, historical Voodoo faith, and the local American Wendigo legend. The Zombie ebook: The Encyclopedia of the dwelling Dead examines mad cow sickness, the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, the facilities for disorder regulate getting ready for the tip of the realm, and lots more and plenty, a lot more.
By William R. Mistele
Mermaids reside within the oceans, lakes, and rivers. they provide love and sharing, a feeling of ask yourself, attractiveness, and innocence. Sylphs roam the sky; they signify concord, stability, and the attainment of freedom. Gnomes dwell underground. Their quiet internal knowledge banishes melancholy and sorrow. Salamanders stay in volcanoes and big caverns of magma underneath the earth. they provide the ability of severe warmth to refine, rework, and combine. who're those mysterious creatures of water, air, earth, and hearth? writer William Mistele has committed a good portion of his existence to discovering out.
Addressing the perennial questions Why are we right here? what's the inner most objective of lifestyles? What are our options?, Mermaids, Sylphs, Gnomes, and Salamanders takes the reader without delay into the geographical regions of those spirits, telling tales from their standpoint. Weaving jointly fairy stories and poems, considerate research, and meditative workouts, Mistele illuminates the characteristics those beings have mastered and humanity needs to start to include: empathy, an internal peace with the universe, a divine point of sensuality, and a love that's all over in each moment.
From the alternate Paperback edition.