From Amazons to Zombies

From Amazons to Zombies

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How did it happen that whole regions of Latin America—Amazonia, Patagonia, the Caribbean—are named for monstrous races of women warriors, big-footed giants and cannibals? Through history, monsters inhabit human imaginings of discovery and creation, and also degeneration, chaos, and death. Latin America’s most dynamic monsters can be traced to archetypes that are found in virtually all of the world's sacred traditions, but only in Latin America did Amazons,… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Bucknell University Press (November 19, 2015)

Collection: Bucknell Studies in Latin American Literature and Theory

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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