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Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend

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About the Author

Joshua Blu Buhs is an independent scholar and the author of The Fire Ant Wars, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Preface

Dramatis Personae

 

1 Wildmen

            Wildmen through History

            What-Is-It

            The Abominable Snowman

            The Life and Times of Bigfoot

2 Yeti: 1951-1959

            Sensation

            The Yeti, Science, and Zadigs Method

            Britain Hunts the Yeti

            America Hunts the Yeti

            What the Evidence Told

3 Sasquatch: 1929-1958

            The Great Sasquatch Hunt

            The Kidnapping of Albert Ostman

            “Occams Razor Cuts on the Side of the Sasquatch”

            Slick Eyes the Sasquatch

4 Big Foot: 1958

            The Folkloric Origins of Bigfoot

            Big Foot Makes the Papers

            The Confirmed and Converted Confront Bigfoot

            Humbug!

            “Maybe Bigfoot is Lost Relative of Old ‘Sasquatch”

5 ABSMery: 1959-1961

            The (Weird, Wacky) Wonderful World of Ivan T. Sanderson

            ABSMery

            The Pacific Northwest Expedition

            Enter Peter Byrne

            The Wipe: Or Trues Trouble with Truth, and Ivan Sandersons

6 Melting the Snowman: 1961-1967

            Melting the Snowman

            Sandersons Failed Debunking of the Debunking

            The Quiet Years

            Big Foot Daze

7 The Return of Bigfoot: 1967-1980

            Bigfoot Filmed!

            Making Sense of the Movie

            The Return of Bigfoot

            Bozo, the Minnesota Iceman

            Bigfoot on Tour

            The Secret of Sasquatch

8 A Contest for Dignity: 1969-1977

            The Bigfoot Community

            Cripplefoot

            The Center that Wasnt

            Hoaxing, the Unconquerable Problem

            The Laugher Curtain

9 Cryptozoology: 1978-1990

            Grover Krantz, Sasquatch Scientist

            Anthropology of the Unknown

            Cryptozoology

            Science Police

            “Definitive Proof”

            Arrested by the Science Police

10 The Death of Bigfoot? 1980-2002

            The Green Man

            The Death of Bigfoot

            “The Most Abominable Hoaxer”

            Bigfoot is Dead! Long Live Bigfoot!

            Not The End, but An End

            Curse of the Sasquatch

 

Bibliography

            Archival Collections

            Select Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226079806
Author:
Buhs, Joshua Blu
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
General science
Subject:
General
Subject:
Unexplained Phenomena
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Controversial Knowledge
Subject:
Metaphysics-Speculative History
Subject:
Mythology-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
35 halftones
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » General
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling
Humanities » Mythology » General
Humanities » Mythology » Mythological Creatures
Metaphysics » General
Metaphysics » Lost Continents

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