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Tracking the weretiger : supernatural man-eaters of India, China and southeast Asia

Author: Patrick Newman
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on dramatic accounts by European colonials, and on detailed studies by folklorists and anthropologists, this work explores intriguing age-old Asian beliefs and claims that man-eating tigers and "little tigers," or leopards alike, were in various ways supernatural. It is a serious work based on extensive research, written in a lively style"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Newman
ISBN: 9780786472185 0786472189
OCLC Number: 794708250
Description: vii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A colonial menace : jungle-wallahs and man-eaters --
People and tigers : together in life and death --
Killers and killed : propitiation and appeasement --
Fithting back : jungle-wallahs to the rescue --
Shapeshifters all : like weretiger, like werewolf --
Tigermen in Malaya : negritos and Jambi men accused --
Beast people : weretigers and wereleopards in India --
Beast master : the withe Sadhu and the ultimate terror.
Responsibility: Patrick Newman.

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