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Title The mummy's curse : the true history of a dark fantasy / Roger Luckhurst.
Author Luckhurst, Roger, author.
Publication Oxford , United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Copyright date ©2012
Description xiv, 321 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 820 L
Note First edition: 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A quirky history that offers a new way of understanding the myth of the mummy's curse. Roger Luckhurst provides a startling path through the cultural history of Victorian England and its colonial possessions.
Subject Parapsychology and archaeology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Superstition -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Blessing and cursing -- Egypt.
Mummies -- Egypt.
Blessing and cursing in literature.
Mummies in literature.
Orientalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Blessing and cursing. (OCoLC)fst00834275
Blessing and cursing in literature. (OCoLC)fst00834281
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Mummies. (OCoLC)fst01029115
Mummies in literature. (OCoLC)fst01029121
Orientalism. (OCoLC)fst01048139
Parapsychology and archaeology. (OCoLC)fst01053109
Popular culture. (OCoLC)fst01071344
Superstition. (OCoLC)fst01139022
Egypt. (OCoLC)fst01208755
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
1800-1899
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780198718802 (paperback) :
0198718802 (paperback)
9780199698714 (hardcover)
0199698716 (hardcover)

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 Central 1st Fl - Lit Non-Fic  820 L    CHECK SHELVES