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Most people believe zombies are a recent phenomenon that grew out of comic books, movies and television series. The truth is very different.
ZOMBIES: A LIVING HISTORY explores the real story of zombies beginning at the dawn of civilisation and continuing right through to today. The first written reference to zombies can be found in the Epic of Gilgamesh, mankind's oldest work of literature. A look at both the old and new testaments of The Bible reveals numerous stories of the undead. This compelling exploration from HISTORY details how Europe's Black Plague became one of the most prolific periods for myths and legends about zombies. Find out why Viking legends believed zombies were nearly indestructible except by decapitation or immolation. Examine other zombie legends from around the world, including secret stories of China's Terracotta Warriors and the voodoo rituals of Haiti, and see how modern science added a whole new twist on zombies, beginning with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.