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Knowing Fear: Science, Knowledge and the Development of the Horror Genre

Knowing Fear

Science, Knowledge and the Development of the Horror Genre

Tracing the development of horror entertainment since the late 18th century, this study argues that...

The Inquisition: A History

Although the Catholic Church today tolerates beliefs and religious practices at odds with its own,...

The Amphetamine Debate: The Use of Adderall, Ritalin and Related Drugs for Behavior Modification, Neuroenhancement and Anti-Aging Purposes

The Amphetamine Debate

The Use of Adderall, Ritalin and Related Drugs for Behavior Modification, Neuroenhancement and Anti-Aging Purposes

This book covers both sides of the debate over amphetamine prescription and use. It discusses the...

Encyclopedia of Demons in World Religions and Cultures

This exhaustive volume catalogs nearly three thousand demons in the mythologies and lore of...

Of Bread, Blood and The Hunger Games: Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy

Of Bread, Blood and The Hunger Games

Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy

Mary F. Pharr, Leisa A. Clark and 1 more...

This collection of fresh essays on Suzanne Collins's epic trilogy spans multiple disciplines....

Doing Their Bit: Wartime American Animated Short Films, 1939-1945

Doing Their Bit

Wartime American Animated Short Films, 1939-1945

The golden age of animation stretched from the early 1930s to the mid-1950s, with movie cartoons...

Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Handbook for Patients and Their Families

Living with Bipolar Disorder

A Handbook for Patients and Their Families

"Bipolar" means more than mood swings and chemical imbalances. It is a genetic brain...

American Military Training Aircraft: Fixed and Rotary-Wing Trainers Since 1916

American Military Training Aircraft

Fixed and Rotary-Wing Trainers Since 1916

The U.S. did not become the world's foremost military air power by accident. The learning...

Castles and Fortified Cities of Medieval Europe: An Illustrated History

During the Middle Ages, castles and other fortified buildings were a common feature of the European...

The Business of Science Fiction: Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing

The Business of Science Fiction

Two Insiders Discuss Writing and Publishing

Two prolific and award-winning science fiction writers, Mike Resnick and Barry N. Malzberg, have...