ISBN-10:
0313397589
ISBN-13:
9780313397585
Pub. Date:
02/14/2012
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Legends, Monsters, or Serial Murderers?: The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime

Legends, Monsters, or Serial Murderers?: The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime

by Dirk C. Gibson
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ISBN-13: 9780313397585
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/14/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 202
Sales rank: 892,710
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dirk C. Gibson is associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 Invisible Serial Murder 1

Part I Vampire Serial Killers 11

2 Countess Erzsebet Bathory 13

3 Vincenzo Verzini 25

Part II Werewolf Serial Killers 33

4 Joseph Vacher 35

5 Gilles Gamier 45

6 Peter Stubbe 53

7 Werewolf of Chalons 63

Part III Witch Serial Killers 69

8 Catherine Deshayes Monvoison 71

9 Gilles de Rais 71

Part IV Aristocratic Serial Killers 91

10 Vlad the Impaler 93

11 Queen Nzinga 103

12 Dowager Empress Cixi 111

Part V Commercial Serial Killers 119

13 Locusta the Poisoner 121

14 La Tofania 129

15 Andreas Bichel 137

16 Conclusion 145

Notes 155

Bibliography 195

Index 199

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Legends, Monsters, or Serial Murderers?: The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am still in awe after reading this book. Dirk Gibson's research is amazing. I discovered the history behind a generations old legend in my family.