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1912 Yale Peruvian Scientific Expedition Collections from Machu Picchu Human and Animal Remains
ISBN: PB: 9780913516218, Yale University Press, November 2010
198 pp., 24.5x17.2 cm, 12 charts, 60 black&white illus.
This second book in the Yale University Publications in Anthropology series dedicated to the Machu Picchu collections recovered early in the twentieth century from Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham and the Yale Peruvian Scientific Expeditions analyzes th...
Delia's Tears Race, Science, and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America
ISBN: HB: 9780300115482, Yale University Press, May 2010
352 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 37 black&white illus.
In 1850 seven South Carolina slaves were photographed at the request of the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz to provide evidence of the supposed biological inferiority of Africans. Lost for more than a century, the photographs were rediscovered in the...
Vampires, Burial, and Death Folklore and Reality
ISBN: PB: 9780300164817, Yale University Press, April 2010
244 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
In this engrossing book, Paul Barber surveys centuries of folklore about vampires and offers the first scientific explanation for the origins of the vampire legends. From the tale of a sixteenth-century shoemaker from Breslau whose ghost terrorized e...