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Monsters in America : our historical obsession with the hideous and the haunting /

W. Scott Poole.

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Author: Poole, W. Scott
Published: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2018]
Edition: Second edition.
Topics: Monsters. | Ghosts. | Ghouls and ogres. | Animals, Mythical. | Supernatural. | Popular culture - United States - History.
Regions: United States.
Genres: History.
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Author: Poole, W. Scott, 1971-
Physical Description: xxiv, 311 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
ISBN: 1481308823 paperback
9781481308823 paperback
Summary: "Poole's central argument in Monsters in America is that monster tales intertwine with America's troubled history of racism, politics, class struggle, and gender inequality. The second edition of Monsters leads readers deeper into America's tangled past to show how monsters continue to haunt contemporary American ideology."--Publisher.

More Details for: Monsters in America : our historical obs