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Bigfoot Exposed : An Anthropologist Examines America's Enduring Legend - David J. Daegling

Bigfoot Exposed

An Anthropologist Examines America's Enduring Legend

Paperback Published: 7th August 2008
ISBN: 9780759105393
Number Of Pages: 288

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In Bigfoot Exposed, biological anthropologist and primate physiology specialist David J. Daegling objectively examines the northwest American myth of Bigfoot. Using scientific methodology, Daegling systematically and persuasively repudiates the evidence purportedly demonstrating the creature's existence, and ultimately concludes that Bigfoot exists only in the popular imagination. Visit our website for sample chapters!

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Here is the book that both true believers and doubters have long been calling for: a serious scientific look at the evidence for Bigfoot's physical existence. Elegantly reasoned and written, Bigfoot Exposed treats the subject with an open mind, the care and depth it deserves, and respect for everyone involved. Those of us who remain hopeful that Bigfoot walks should definitely read this enjoyable book, as well as the skeptics. While Dr. Daegling cannot prove that Sasquatch is strictly legendary, he certainly raises the bar for belief in North America's giants. This can only be good for all in search of the truth.--Robert Michael Pyle, author of Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide

Prefacep. vii
Encounters with Monstersp. 1
The Natural History of Bigfootp. 9
The Social History of Bigfootp. 25
Bigfoot Scrutinized: Why the Greatest Hits Are All Missesp. 61
The Patterson Filmp. 105
Further Musings on Footprintsp. 157
Three Red Herringsp. 189
A Science of Sasquatch?p. 203
The Eyewitness Problemp. 221
The Bardin Boogerp. 237
The Phenomenonp. 247
Referencesp. 261
Indexp. 269
About the Authorp. 276
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ISBN: 9780759105393
ISBN-10: 0759105391
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 7th August 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.66 x 14.99  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.45