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Department of Middle East Studies pres.

Vampire Trouble is More Serious Than the Mighty Plague: A Comparative Look at the History of Evil and Mischief, Inspired by Evliya Çelebi (1611 - ca. 1684)

Cemal Kafadar, Harvard University

A Curious and Most Wonderous Account of the Blood-Sucking Dead, or A Contribution to the History and Folklore of the Belief in Vampires in Light of the Metaphysics of Evil and Beliefs in Satan, with Particular Attention to the History of Fear and Terror in Ottoman Turkish Geography and to the Reception and Development of the Myth of Vampires in Western European Lands, from the Early Modern to Neo-Liberalism, as Drawn from Authentic Reports and Accompanied by Philosophical Reflections.
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