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Slayers and their vampires

a cultural history of killing the dead

by Bruce A. McClelland

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vampires -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBruce A. McClelland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR830.V3 M23 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3417512M
    ISBN 10047209923X, 0472069233
    ISBN 109780472099238, 9780472069231
    LC Control Number2005033820


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