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- DescriptionIn 1764 a peasant girl was killed and partially eaten while tending sheep. Eventually, over a hundred victims fell prey to a mysterious creature whose deadly efficiency mesmerized Europe. Monsters of the Gevaudan revisits this spellbinding tale and offers the definitive explanation for its mythic status in French folklore.
- Author BiographyJay M. Smith is John Van Seters Distinguished Term Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- PrizesRunner-up for Katharine Briggs Folklore Award 2011.
- Author(s)Jay M. Smith
- PublisherHarvard University Press
- Date of Publication04/03/2011
- GenrePopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Place of PublicationCambridge, Mass
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHarvard University Press
- Content Note25 halftones, 3 maps
- Weight771 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards,With printed dust jacket
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