Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer

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In this new edition of his landmark 1986 study, pioneering anthropologist Elliott Leyton examines the psyche and motivations of his six original multiple-murderer subjects and now takes stock of how far we've come since then in our understanding of why people commit gruesome assaults on innocent strangers. This case-study approach—based on years of immersion in the killers' diaries, confessions, psychiatric interviews, statements to the press, videotapes, and photographs— led the way in defining serial and mass murders not as the acts of alien creatures with deranged minds but rather as personalized protests by alienated men against the society that they believe has excluded them. Leyton also provides an analysis of the Washington, D.C. sniper case. While uncovering the central themes of modern culture that motivated their deeds, Leyton provides vivid and chilling portraits of Edmund Kemper, Ted Bundy, Albert DeSalvo, and David Berkowitz, serial murderers whose prolonged killing campaigns provided them revenge against the world and celebrity careers; and other mass murderers whose brief but horrific murder sprees constituted their own enigmatic suicide notes. The author shows that the motives of multiple murderers are not simply sexual or psychotic; but rise from the very core of American mass culture.

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The pioneering explanation of serial and mass murder in modern times, hailed by CBS News as "required reading for every homicide detective in America." In this new edition of his landmark 1986 study, pioneering anthropologist Leyton examines the psyche and motivations of his six original multiple-murderer subjects.

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Descrizione libro Running Press Book Publishers, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised ed.. 206 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In this new edition of his landmark 1986 study, pioneering anthropologist Elliott Leyton examines the psyche and motivations of his six original multiple-murderer subjects and now takes stock of how far we ve come since then in our understanding of why people commit gruesome assaults on innocent strangers. This case-study approachbased on years of immersion in the killers diaries, confessions, psychiatric interviews, statements to the press, videotapes, and photographs led the way in defining serial and mass murders not as the acts of alien creatures with deranged minds but rather as personalized protests by alienated men against the society that they believe has excluded them. Leyton also provides an analysis of the Washington, D.C. sniper case. While uncovering the central themes of modern culture that motivated their deeds, Leyton provides vivid and chilling portraits of Edmund Kemper, Ted Bundy, Albert DeSalvo, and David Berkowitz, serial murderers whose prolonged killing campaigns provided them revenge against the world and celebrity careers; and other mass murderers whose brief but horrific murder sprees constituted their own enigmatic suicide notes. The author shows that the motives of multiple murderers are not simply sexual or psychotic; but rise from the very core of American mass culture. Codice libro della libreria APC9780786712281

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Descrizione libro Running Press Book Publishers, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised ed.. 206 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In this new edition of his landmark 1986 study, pioneering anthropologist Elliott Leyton examines the psyche and motivations of his six original multiple-murderer subjects and now takes stock of how far we ve come since then in our understanding of why people commit gruesome assaults on innocent strangers. This case-study approachbased on years of immersion in the killers diaries, confessions, psychiatric interviews, statements to the press, videotapes, and photographs led the way in defining serial and mass murders not as the acts of alien creatures with deranged minds but rather as personalized protests by alienated men against the society that they believe has excluded them. Leyton also provides an analysis of the Washington, D.C. sniper case. While uncovering the central themes of modern culture that motivated their deeds, Leyton provides vivid and chilling portraits of Edmund Kemper, Ted Bundy, Albert DeSalvo, and David Berkowitz, serial murderers whose prolonged killing campaigns provided them revenge against the world and celebrity careers; and other mass murderers whose brief but horrific murder sprees constituted their own enigmatic suicide notes. The author shows that the motives of multiple murderers are not simply sexual or psychotic; but rise from the very core of American mass culture. Codice libro della libreria APC9780786712281

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Descrizione libro Carroll & Graf. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 336 pages. Dimensions: 8.1in. x 5.5in. x 1.2in.In this new edition of his landmark 1986 study, pioneering anthropologist Elliott Leyton examines the psyche and motivations of his six original multiple-murderer subjects and now takes stock of how far weve come since then in our understanding of why people commit gruesome assaults on innocent strangers. This case-study approachbased on years of immersion in the killers diaries, confessions, psychiatric interviews, statements to the press, videotapes, and photographs led the way in defining serial and mass murders not as the acts of alien creatures with deranged minds but rather as personalized protests by alienated men against the society that they believe has excluded them. Leyton also provides an analysis of the Washington, D. C. sniper case. While uncovering the central themes of modern culture that motivated their deeds, Leyton provides vivid and chilling portraits of Edmund Kemper, Ted Bundy, Albert DeSalvo, and David Berkowitz, serial murderers whose prolonged killing campaigns provided them revenge against the world and celebrity careers; and other mass murderers whose brief but horrific murder sprees constituted their own enigmatic suicide notes. The author shows that the motives of multiple murderers are not simply sexual or psychotic; but rise from the very core of American mass culture. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780786712281

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