Bioarcheological and Biocultural Evidence for the New England Vampire Folk Belief

From The American Journal of Physical Anthropology No. 94 (1994) Many cultures have developed folk beliefs to explain the natural phenomena associated with death and disease (Aries, 1981). The folk belief in vampires, found in many cultures, incorporates interpretations of death and disease. The vampire image found in contemporary Euroamerican culture is based solely on … Read more