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True Vampires of History

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Published by Sense of Wonder .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD., Scott Rogo (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8341765M
    ISBN 100918736684
    ISBN 109780918736680
    OCLC/WorldCa61119072


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