Just A Bite: A Transylvania Vampire Expert's Short History of the Undead

Pivarcsi, Istvan

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An information-rich readable reference that provides a broad glimpse into the enduring, ever-evolving fascination with the fantastical world of the undead. He explains how vampire legends emerged in Eastern Europe, and how people kept vampires at bay. Characters connected with vampires, such as Vlad the Impaler and “Blood Countess” Elizabeth Bathory are discussed, along with others with creepy reputations.

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SKU: 9780982578148


Description

Mustering his extensive experience on the scene of the world's richest source of vampire lore, Transylvania, historian and author Istvan Pivarcsi seeks to peel away the effects of popular culture and set the record straight in this essential reference to vampire history. Just a Bite answers all of readers' most pressing questions, such as: How did vampire legends emerge? Who was the real Vlad the Impaler? How did vampire-related oral traditions evolve? Includes an extensive two-part appendix comprising a comprehensive glossary of vampire terms.

Book Details

Author Pivarcsi, Istvan
Format PB
Publisher New Europe Books
Imprint New Europe Books
Number of Pages 292
Illustrations 1 Illustrations, unspecified
Publish Date 8/11/2012
Catalogue LNov8
Catalogue book number 30