Wolf-hunting in France in the Reign of Louis XV: The Beast of the Gévaudan

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E. Mellen Press, Jan 1, 1991 - History - 367 pages
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This is the true story, so far as it can be reconstructed, of the beast of the Gevaudan, and how it terrorized an entire countryside for years during the 18th century, killing scores of men, women, and children but ignoring the domestic animals.

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Contents

The Land and Its People
1
The Beast
29
Captain Duhamel
45
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

RICHARD H. THOMPSON is Associate Professor of Anthropology at James Madison University.

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