Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages

Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages

by Steve Berman, Livia Llewellyn, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Scott Edelman
     
 

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It's a wonder humanity ever survived into the twenty-first century. Even Neanderthals knew to bury the dead beneath stones to prevent corpses from rising. Ancient civilizations feared slain warriors would return from battlefields, medieval physicians worried that bodies would rise from plague pits, many cultures buried the dead at crossroads to prevent the dead

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It's a wonder humanity ever survived into the twenty-first century. Even Neanderthals knew to bury the dead beneath stones to prevent corpses from rising. Ancient civilizations feared slain warriors would return from battlefields, medieval physicians worried that bodies would rise from plague pits, many cultures buried the dead at crossroads to prevent the dead from walking.
In Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages, editor Steve Berman has collected stories that reveal the threat of revenants and the living dead is far from recent. From the Bronze Age to World War II, this anthology guides us through millennia of thrills, chills, kills, carnage, horror, and havoc wreaked throughout history by the walking dead.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607013952
Publisher:
Prime Books
Publication date:
07/17/2013
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
889,699
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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