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From Kelly J. Baker, author of the INDIE-award-winning Sexism Ed, comes an account of how the U.S. fascination with zombie apocalypses has shaped American culture—and our very humanity.

Look anywhere in America these days, and you’ll find the living dead: they’ve invaded TV shows, films, comics, novels, and video games. These monsters dominate pop culture in ways that titil
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Paperback, Revised and Expanded Edition, 198 pages
Published August 3rd 2020 by Blue Crow Books
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An insightful look at why our culture is so obsessed with zombies, the apocalypse, and the dreaded combo of both. I love me some zombie lore, and it was interesting to learn more about how it's permeated our culture in ways that aren't just pop culture fantasy and say much more about our humanity. Another razor-sharp collection by Kelly Baker—and timely, for sure. ...more
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Kelly is the author of Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930, The Zombies Are Coming!: The Realities of the Zombie Apocalypse in American Culture, Grace Period: A Memoir in Pieces, and Sexism Ed: Essays on Gender and Labor in Academia.

She's also the editor of Women in Higher Education, a feminist print monthly, and a freelance writer with a religious studi
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