A survey of the myths and legends concerning lycanthropy from ancient times to the Victorian Era. If you are looking for accounts and retelling of encounters with werewolves, this is a great starting point. Be mindful this was published in 1865 and the content will have "current" events the author had encountered as well as mythological findings in terms of what was known and understood at that time. From the legends of using magical wolf skins to the terrifying accounts of lycanthropy, you will find both known and forgotten accounts. It is amazing to see the variety of cultures covered side-by-side as the author takes us to North America, Africa, India, France, and even Iceland and Russia. This scholarly investigation in the subject of werewolves is made all the more meaningful with illustrations that augment the material. The size of the eBook is about 200 pages. ABOUT THE BOOK SERIES The ApeBook Classics (ABC) bring to life famous and lesser known masterpieces of world literature in digital format. This means that even works that have almost been forgotten are preserved for cultural memory. apebook adheres to the highest standards in eBook production and offers you high quality, aesthetically pleasing classics at a fair price. Don't settle for cheap and loveless versions if you love good literature, instead choose low-priced but beautiful editions from a real publisher. With the ApeBook Classics you get professionally created eBooks that appreciate the literary value of their content through an appropriate design. Search for more ApeBook Classics titles to build your digital library by typing "apebook" in the browse field. By the way, apebook also offers selected titles as paperback editions. And last but not least: apebook supports the environmental organization "Save the rainforest". By buying the books from our shop, you are doing the same. You can find a complete overview of the publishing programme at: www.apebook.de
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