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What's Your Sign?

Bartlett, Wayne and Flavia Idriceanu
Legends of Blood: the vampire in history and myth
GR830.V3 B37 2006x
The authors draw on such diverse material as ancient Aztec, Egyptian, and Greek mythologies, religious symbolism, and modern art, literature, television, and movies.
Battistini, Matilde
Astrology, magic, and alchemy in art
N7745.A4 B3813 2007
Presents an analysis of occult iconography in many of the great masterpieces of Western art, calling out key features in the illustrations for discussion and interpretation.
Bibeau, Paul
Sundays with Vlad: from Pennsylvania to Transylvania, one man's quest to live in the world of the undead
GR830.V3 B53 2007
SUNDAYS WITH VLAD (and Monday through Saturday too, for that matter), sets out to discover everything vampyrish (is that a word?) from the mainstream (Halloween vampire costumes) to the eccentric (Jonathan "the Impaler" Sharkey who ran for Minnesota governor in 2006) to the way-out-there (those who literally drink blood).
Blum, Deborah
Ghost hunters: William James and the search for scientific proof of life after death
BF1028.B57 2006
Unearths the history of the Society for Psychical Research in America research, their passionate friendships and debates, as well as their private doubts about the meaning of their work.
Bobrick, Benson
The Fated Sky: astrology in history
BF1729.H57 B63 2005
This lively work takes the reader on a kaleidoscopic journey through the history of the reading of the stars.
Burton, Dan and David Grandy
Magic, Mystery, and Science: the occult in Western civilization
BF1411.B885 2003
Presents the occult as a "third stream" of belief, as important to the shaping of Western civilization as Greek rationalism or Judeo-Christianity.
Dixon-Cooper, Hazel
Born on a Rotten Day: illuminating and coping with the dark side of the zodiac
BF1711.D55 2003
Reveals what every astrologer knows but none has ever dared say.
Durbin, Deborah
Simply Native American Astrology
BF1714.I49 D87 2007
In fascinating detail, and with magnificent artwork throughout, this new entry in the Simply series explores an exciting and little known aspect of Native culture.
Guiley, Rosemary Ellen
Ghosts and Haunted Places
BF1561.G86 2008
Examines the history, folklore, science, technology, and personal experience of ghosts and hauntings, as well as the major themes in ghostlore.
Hyde, Stella
Snarling Tiger, Dirty Rat
BF1714.C5 H93 2006
Here is the whole menagerie-from Rat to Pig-red in tooth, claw, and beak. It's the darker, uncensored, and totally honest animal aspects of the Chinese zodiac.