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Cryptozoology A To Z

Cryptozoology A To Z Author Loren Coleman
ISBN-10 9781439147795
Release 2013-05-07
Pages 272
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The ultimate quest for the world's most mysterious creatures The Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Abominable Snowman -- these are the names of the elusive beasts that have caught the eye and captured the imaginations of people around the world for centuries. Recently, tales of these "monsters" have been corroborated by an increase in sightings, and out of these legends a new science has been born: cryptozoology -- the study of hidden animals. Cryptozoology A to Z, the first encyclopedia of its kind, contains nearly two hundred entries, including cryptids (the name given to these unusual beasts), new animal finds, and the explorers and scientists who search for them. Loren Coleman, one of the world's leading cryptozoologists, teams up with Jerome Clark, editor and author of several encyclopedias, to provide these definitive descriptions and many never-before-published drawings and photographs from eyewitnesses' detailed accounts. Full of insights into the methods of these scientists, exciting tales of discovery, and the history and evolution of this field, Cryptozoology A to Z is the most complete reference ever of the newest zoological science.

Cryptozoology A To Z

Cryptozoology A To Z Author Loren Coleman
ISBN-10 9780684856025
Release 1999-08-05
Pages 270
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Explores the truth and the myths behind such legendary creatures as the Loch Ness monster and Sasquatch

The Cryptozoology a to Z

The Cryptozoology a to Z Author Loren Coleman
ISBN-10 1439564779
Release 2008-10-15
Pages 270
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Explores the truth and the myths behind such legendary creatures as the Loch Ness monster and Sasquatch

Pseudoscience A Critical Encyclopedia

Pseudoscience  A Critical Encyclopedia Author Brian Regal
ISBN-10 9780313355080
Release 2009-10-15
Pages 191
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More than just a collection of factual entries, this rich resource explores the difference between scientific and pseudoscientific pursuits in a way that spurs readers to ask questions and formulate answers. • 124 entries, from alchemy and alien abductions to yetis and zombies, that continually focus readers on the true nature of legitimate scientific methods and findings • An introductory essay, drawing on the work of genuine historians and philosophers of science, offering guidelines for assessing topics in pseudoscience • 40 original line drawings created specifically for this reference, depicting key individuals, creatures, artifacts, and more • An extensive bibliography of current and classic works on the full range of pseudoscience topics covered in this volume • An index that makes it easy to locate specific topics, terms, names, and ideas

Encyclopedia of Time

Encyclopedia of Time Author H. James Birx
ISBN-10 9781412941648
Release 2009-01-13
Pages 1541
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Surveying the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse our present comprehension of time, the Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present. By drawing together into one collection ideas from scholars around the globe and in a wide range of disciplines, this Encyclopedia will provide readers with a greater understanding of and appreciation for the elusive phenomenon experienced as time. Features · Surveys historical thought about time, including those that emerged in ancient Greece, early Christianity, the Italian Renaissance, the Age of Enlightenment, and other periods+ Covers the original and lasting insights of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, physicist Albert Einstein, philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin + Discusses the significance of time in the writings of Isaac Asimov, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fyodor M. Dostoevsky, Francesco Petrarch, and numerous other authors+ Includes the contributions of naturalists, philosophers, physicists, theologians, astronomers, anthropologists, geologists, paleontologists, and psychologists+ Includes artists+ portrayals of the fluidity of time, including painter Salvador Dali+s The Persistence of Memory and The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, and writers Gustave Flaubert+s The Temptation of Saint Anthony and Henryk Sienkiewicz+s Quo Vadis+ Provides a truly interdisciplinary approach, with discussions of Aztec, Buddhist, Christian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Islamic, Hindu, Navajo, and many other cultures+ conceptions of time


Cryptozoology Author Mark Bessire
ISBN-10 3905770075
Release 2006
Pages 168
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Edited by Marc Bessire, Raechell Smith. Text by Loren Coleman, Loring Danforth, Dave Filipi, Sean Foley, Chris Thompson, Nato Thompson.

Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology

Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology Author Michael Newton
ISBN-10 0786497564
Release 2014-10-24
Pages 584
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On every continent and in every nation, animals unrecognized by modern science are reported on a daily basis. People passionately pursue these creatures--the name given to their field of study is cryptozoology. Coined in the 1950's, the term literally means the science of hidden animals. When the International Society of Cryptozoology (ISC) was formed in 1982, the founders declared that the branch of science is also concerned with the possible existence of known animals in areas where they are not supposed to occur (either now or in the past) as well as the unknown persistence of presumed extinct animals to the present time or to the recent past...what makes an animal of interest to cryptology is that it is unexpected. This reference work presents a flesh and blood view of cryptozoology. Here, 2,744 entries are listed, the majority of which each describe one specific creature or type of creature. Other entries cover 742 places where unnamed cryptids are said to appear; profiles of 77 groups and 112 individuals who have contributed to the field; descriptions of objects and events important to the subject; and essays on cryptotourism and hoaxes, for example. Appendices offer a timeline of zoological discoveries, annotated lists of movies and television series with cryptozoological themes, a list of crypto-fiction titles and a list of Internet websites devoted to cryptozoology.

The Field Guide to Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates

The Field Guide to Bigfoot and Other Mystery Primates Author Loren Coleman
ISBN-10 1938398394
Release 2015-06-01
Pages 224
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The Field Guide to Bigfootand Other Mystery Primatesis a comprehensive study of the astonishing variety of puzzling primates that are being reported by eyewitnesses around the world but that science has failed to recognize. This fully illustrated volume not only contains the references, range maps, and typical footprints that appeared in the first edition, but it also contains a new, complete index and new preface that updates the discoveries made since this book was first published. Loren Coleman is the world's most popular living cryptozoologist. He appears frequently on television and radio, and has even been turned into a fictional character in novels and comic books. He is the author of more than two dozen books, including Bigfoot!; Mysterious America; and Cryptozoology A to Z (with Jerome Clark). His fieldwork has taken him from Scotland's Loch Ness to the rainforests of Mexico, from the Everglades to the Pacific Northwest's Bigfoot country. Coleman is director of the International Cryptozoology Museum."

The Field Guide to North American Monsters

The Field Guide to North American Monsters Author W. Haden Blackman
ISBN-10 PSU:000033410920
Release 1998
Pages 249
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Describes the appearance, habitat, diet, and behavior of over 100 beasts drawn from mythology, urban legends, American and Canadian folklore, and sightings

Something about the Author

Something about the Author Author Lisa Kumar
ISBN-10 078768788X
Release 2006-02-03
Pages 288
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An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume of this series provides illustrated biographical articles on approximately 70 children's authors and artists. The series covers more than 10,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources and photographs. Also availa is a cumulative author index, published in odd-numbered volumes.

Something about the Author

Something about the Author Author Thomson Gale
ISBN-10 078768788X
Release 2006-02
Pages 262
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Covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.


Bigfoot Author Loren Coleman
ISBN-10 9781439187784
Release 2009-11-24
Pages 288
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For years, scientists and researchers have studied, speculated about, and searched for an enigmatic creature that is legendary in the annals of American folklore. Now, learn the truth about... BIGFOOT! In this fascinating and comprehensive look at the fact, fiction, and fable of the North American "Sasquatch," award-winning author Loren Coleman takes readers on a journey into America's biggest mystery -- could an unrecognized "ape" be living in our midst? Drawing on over forty years of investigations, interviews, and fieldwork on these incredible beasts, Coleman explores the modern debates about these powerful, ape-like creatures, why they have remained a mystery for so long, and what we can learn about ourselves from these animals, our nearest cousins! From reports of Bigfoot's existence found in ancient Native American traditions, to the controversial Patterson-Gimlin film of a Bigfoot in the wild, to today's Internet sites that record the sightings almost as soon as they occur, Coleman uncovers the past, explains the present, and considers the future of one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in the natural world.

On The Track Of Unknown Animals

On The Track Of Unknown Animals Author Heuvelmans
ISBN-10 9781317848127
Release 2014-07-10
Pages 714
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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Creatures and Cryptids

Creatures and Cryptids Author Nathan T. Wright
ISBN-10 1543139175
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 34
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Fans of cryptozoology and mythical beasts will love this adult coloring book. Each coloring page features a different creature illustrated with subversive wit. Relieve stress, have a laugh and aid relaxation while coloring these highly detailed images. During this colorful monster hunt you'll encounter Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Mothman, the Jersey Devil, Medusa, Mkole-mbembe, the Kraken, extraterrestrials, mermaids, swamp monsters and more!

Weird Science and Bizarre Beliefs

Weird Science and Bizarre Beliefs Author Gregory L. Reece
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105131635992
Release 2008-11-15
Pages 238
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A journey into the bizarre world of science, religion, and pseudoscience looks at the mysteries of the Yeti, Shangri-La, lost civilizations, strange creatures in Loch Ness, Nikola Tesla's time travel and anti-gravity theories, Atlantis, and other oddities.

Field Guide To Bigfoot Yeti Other Mystery Primates Worldwide

Field Guide To Bigfoot  Yeti    Other Mystery Primates Worldwide Author Loren Coleman
ISBN-10 0380802635
Release 1999-03-09
Pages 224
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Explore the New Frontiers of Nature Neo-Giants, hairy, upright creatures-the classic Sasquatch-spotted and filmed by two men in Six Rivers National Forest, California... True Giants, like the "nyalmo" of the Himalayas, the cannibals of folklore, often fifteen feet tall, leave startling two foot long, four-toed tracks in the mud and snow... Merbeings, known as "chupacabras," spiny-backed primates frequently blamed for the mutilation of sheep, goats, and other animals, sighted last year in Puerto Rico, the United States and Brazil... Thousands of reports of a wide variety of mysterious primates have intrigued humans since the beginning of recorded history, yet these shy and reclusive beings have eluded the most diligent attempts to verify their existence. Here is the first-ever comprehensive study on an astonishing variety of puzzling apelike and humanlike animals that are still being seen today. This fully referenced volume includes range maps and typical footprints for each type of undiscovered creature sighted around the world, as well as: Actual eyewitness accounts of sightings Detailed Illustrations Newest findings in an exciting branch of cryptozoology Likeliest locales and most common subtypes for sighting Advice on what to do if a sighting occurs And much more!

Cryptid U S

Cryptid U  S Author Tyler Houck
ISBN-10 1502458217
Release 2015-05-03
Pages 196
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On October 20, 1967, Roger Patterson and Bob Gimlin encountered a large, man-like creature in Bluff Creek, California. Point Pleasant, WV, was terrorized by a flying monster in 1966. Sandra Mansi saw a "monster" rise out of Lake Champlain in 1977. A strange creature called the "chupacabras" attacked many helpless farm animals in Florida, Arizona, and Texas in 1996.These are just a few examples of sightings of strange monsters, called cryptids, seen in the United States. Reports of these creatures, which range from Bigfoot, to lake monsters, black panthers, Thunderbirds, werewolves, and even an occasional live pterosaur, come from every state.This book is a compilation of five years of research on strange, unidentifiable creatures.Other creatures covered include:- The Ohio Grassman- The Bishopville Lizard Man- The Dover Demon- The Beast of Bray Road- Giant Snakes- The Green-Clawed Beast- Flathead Lake Monsterand more!