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Hoaxes, myths, and manias : why we need critical thinking / Robert E. Bartholomew, Benjamin Radford.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 160 BARTHOLOMEW (Text) 33946001642169 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 1591020484 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 229 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. 1. The broad picture -- 1. Why develop a critical eye -- pt. 2. The American picture -- 2. Was there really a Martian panic in 1938 -- 3. The Roswell "flying saucer" crash of 1947 -- 4. The Mad Gasser of Mattoon : press creation of an imaginary criminal -- 5. New England's great airship hoax -- pt. 3. The cross-cultural picture -- 6. What is normal -- 7. Latah : strange mental disorder or exotic custom -- 8. Exploring tolerance : religious devoutness or bizarre ritual -- 9. Genital-shrinking scares -- pt. 4. The historical picture -- 10. The dancing mania of the middle ages -- 11. The jumping Frenchmen of Maine -- 12. The birthplace of the flying saucer -- 13. England's black helicopters -- 14. India' monkey man mania -- 15. How to recognize mass delusions.
Subject: Critical thinking > Study and teaching (Secondary)

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