Julia Pastrana: The Tragic Story of the Victorian Ape Woman

Julia Pastrana: The Tragic Story of the Victorian Ape Woman

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ISBN-13: 9780750933131
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 03/28/2005
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Christopher Hals Gylseth (1965) is mag art in History of Ideas, and works as journalist. He has written two biographies, Ovre Richter Frich (1997) and Thorbjorn Egner (2000). Lars O. Toverud (1968) works as a researcher for documentary programmes etc at NRK, the national broadcasting company of Norway.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Picture Creditsviii
Prefaceix
1A Sympathetic, Intelligent Monster1
2The Mysterious Animal10
3An Offence against all Propriety28
4The Embalmed Female Nondescript64
5An Extremely Remarkable Hairiness87
6A Cultural and Historical Treasure102
7Go Over Her with a Vacuum Cleaner139
Notes163
Bibliography171
Index175

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