On Monsters

On Monsters

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Author by : Stephen T. Asma
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2011-09-01
Publisher by : Oxford University Press

ISBN : 9780199798094

Description : Follows the evolution of monsters throughout time from Behemoth and Leviathan to the post-human cyborgs of tomorrow, in order to understand the mysterious territory outside of rational thought....



On Monsters

On Monsters

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Author by : Stephen T. Asma
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-10-14
Publisher by : Oxford University Press

ISBN : 0199745773

Description : Hailed as "a feast" (Washington Post) and "a modern-day bestiary" (The New Yorker), Stephen Asma's On Monsters is a wide-ranging cultural and conceptual history of monsters--how they have evolved over...



On Monsters

On Monsters

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Author by : Stephen T. Asma
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009
Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN : 9780195336160

Description : Monsters. Real or imagined, literal or metaphorical, they have exerted a dread fascination on the human mind for many centuries. They attract and repel us, intrigue and terrify us, and in the process ...



On Monsters And Marvels

On Monsters And Marvels

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Author by : Ambroise Pare
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1995-10-01
Publisher by : University of Chicago Press

ISBN : 0226645630

Description : Ambroise Paré, born in France around 1510, was chief surgeon to both Charles IX and Henri III. In one of the first attempts to explain birth defects, Paré produced On Monsters and Marvels, an illust...