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Scott County PL - Scottsburg 001.942 BUL (Text) 35830801854406 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780700623389
  • ISBN: 0700623388
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Preface to the paperback edition is dated "Summers 2016."
Originally published 2010. With new preface to the paperback edition.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-398) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface to the paperback edition -- Abbreviations used in this book -- Introduction : A mystery of mythic proportions -- Who goes there? : the myth and the mystery of UFOs -- The growth and evolution of UFO mythology -- UFOs of the past -- From the otherworld to other worlds -- The space children : a case example -- Secret worlds and promised lands -- Other than ourselves -- Explaining UFOs : an inward look -- Explaining UFOs : something yet remains -- Appendix : UFO-related websites.
Summary, etc.:
The author considers why persistent UFO sightings don't command more urgent attention from scientists, scholars and mainstream journalists. Discusses what UFO accounts tell us about ourselves, our beliefs, and the possibility of visitors from beyond, and the view that offical denial is part of a conspiracy to hide the truth.
Subject: Unidentified flying objects.
Extraterrestrial beings.
Conspiracies.

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