Abominable Science!: Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other by Daniel Loxton,Donald R. Prothero,Michael Shermer PDF

By Daniel Loxton,Donald R. Prothero,Michael Shermer

Throughout our heritage, people were captivated via mythic beasts and mythical creatures. stories of Bigfoot, the Yeti, and the Loch Ness monster are a part of our collective adventure. Now comes a e-book from devoted investigators that explores and elucidates the attention-grabbing international of cryptozoology. Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero have written an exciting, academic, and definitive textual content on cryptids, featuring the arguments either for and opposed to their life and systematically difficult the pseudoscience that perpetuates their myths. After interpreting the character of technological know-how and pseudoscience and their relation to cryptozoology, Loxton and Prothero tackle Bigfoot; the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, and its cross-cultural incarnations; the Loch Ness monster and its hugely publicized sightings; the evolution of the good Sea Serpent; and Mokele Mbembe, or the Congo dinosaur. They finish with an research of the psychology in the back of the chronic trust in paranormal phenomena, selecting the main avid gamers in cryptozoology, discussing the nature of its tradition, and contemplating the problem it poses to transparent and important considering in our more and more advanced world.

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