On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears

Title On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears
Book Number DB072161
Names Asma, Stephen T.
Medium Digital Books
Title Status Active
Length 1 sound cartridge (13 hours, 59 min)
Annotation Philosophy professor probes Western perceptions, phobias, and self-preservation instincts to examine the cultural and conceptual history of monsters. Describes strange animal encounters and manifestations in ancient and medieval times, and expounds on the biblical and scientific explanations of these creatures. Includes observations of humankind's psychological demons. 2009.
Narrator Carpenter, Steven.
Local Subject Philosophy - PHI
World Religions - REL
Popular Psychology - PSP
Male Narrator - MN
LC Subject Monsters
Language English
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