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The man-eater of Gévaudan By Giovanni Todaro
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This is a true story, happened in France in the XVIII century. It talks about the hunt, lasted for a good four years, against a mysterious anthropophagous beast, which plunged into terror the poor... More > people of the Gévaudan and of the Auvergne, today Lozère. This is the story of the men in charge of killing what was simply nicknamed the Beast, of the strategies which were carried out, of the beatings that were made even with dozens of thousands of men and many packs of dogs, of the long posts in the wild mountains of that area with such a terrible climate, so described : “Nine months of winter, three months of hell”. In spite of the soldiers and the famous hunters sent by the King of France, the monstrous beast continued committing slaughters most of all of women and children, attacking hundreds of times and making at least 131 victims, many of which were devoured. Only after years of terror the Beast was finally killed and they were able to ascertain which species it belonged to.< Less
The Man-Eater of Gévaudan By Giovanni Todaro
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This is a true story, happened in France in the XVIII century. It talks about the hunt, lasted for a good four years, against a mysterious anthropophagous beast, which plunged into terror the poor... More > people of the Gévaudan and of the Auvergne, today Lozère. This is the story of the men in charge of killing what was simply nicknamed the Beast, of the strategies which were carried out, of the beatings that were made even with dozens of thousands of men and many packs of dogs, of the long posts in the wild mountains of that area with such a terrible climate, so described : “Nine months of winter, three months of hell”. In spite of the soldiers and the famous hunters sent by the King of France, the monstrous beast continued committing slaughters most of all of women and children, attacking hundreds of times and making at least 131 victims, many of which were devoured. Only after years of terror the Beast was finally killed and they were able to ascertain which species it belonged to.< Less
Lupi & Briganti By Giovanni Todaro
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Un'analisi storica mai fatta prima attinente le analogie fra lupi e briganti e le tecniche messe in atto dalle autorità civili e militari per contrastarli fino all'unità d'Italia.
La Bestia del Gévaudan By Giovanni Todaro
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Finalmente un libro in italiano sulla famosa vicenda della Bestia del Gévaudan, che nel XVIII secolo in Francia fece fra le 116 e le 131 vittime. Una cronistoria attenta ed esaustiva che,... More > attraverso un approccio naturalistico e lo scrupoloso esame degli atti storici, porta alla luce nuovi dati di fondamentale importanza per l’identificazione della misteriosa belva antropofaga. Il testo è stato revisionato ad ottobre 2011, grazie a nuove documentazioni storiche, etologiche e scientifiche che rendono ancora più interessante la ricerca svolta. Hanno collaborato cattedratici di varie università italiane< Less
La Bestia del Gévaudan By Giovanni Todaro
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Finalmente un libro in italiano sulla famosa vicenda della Bestia del Gévaudan, che nel XVIII secolo in Francia fece fra le 116 e le 131 vittime. Una cronistoria attenta ed esaustiva che,... More > attraverso un approccio naturalistico e lo scrupoloso esame degli atti storici, porta alla luce nuovi dati di fondamentale importanza per l’identificazione della misteriosa belva antropofaga. Il testo è stato revisionato ad ottobre 2011, grazie a nuove documentazioni storiche, etologiche e scientifiche che rendono ancora più interessante la ricerca svolta. Hanno collaborato cattedratici di varie università italiane.< Less
Lupi & Briganti By Giovanni Todaro
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Due temi mai affrontati congiuntamente. L'analisi storica delle analogie fra lupi e briganti e della lotta contro di essi da parte delle autorità civili e militari fino all'Unità... More > d'Italia.< Less