The Vampire in Europe

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Kessinger Publishing's Rare Reprints, Jan 1, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 329 pages
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This volume collects a number of histories of vampirism in European countries, including anecdotes told by peasants and some occasional folklore. Contents: author's introduction; the vampire in Greece and Rome of old; the vampire in England, Ireland, and in some Latin lands; Hungary and Czechoslovakia; modern Greece; Russia, Romania, and Bulgaria.

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User Review  - bookishbat - LibraryThing

It's been ages since I read this and I think it would get another star if the main thing I didn't remember so very, very clearly was the description of the process of decomposition. Specifically the ... Read full review

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User Review  - The_Hibernator - LibraryThing

In Vampires, Burial, and Death, Barber differentiates between vampires of folklore and those of popular fiction (with a very strong emphasis on those of folklore). He proposes that the folklore of ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Montague Summers was considered one of the early twentieth century's foremost experts in the occult.

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