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    • Severed

    • A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found
    • By: Frances Larson
    • Narrated by: Reay Kaplan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    From the Western collectors whose demand for shrunken heads spurred massacres to Second World War soldiers who sent the remains of the Japanese home to their girlfriends, from Madame Tussaud modeling the guillotined head of Robespierre to Damien Hirst photographing decapitated heads in city morgues, from grave-robbing phrenologists to skull-obsessed scientists, anthopologist Frances Larson here explores our macabre fixation with severed heads.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goes in all sorts of interesting directions!

    • By Tcat on 01-12-19
    • A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found
    • By: Frances Larson
    • Narrated by: Reay Kaplan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 11-18-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 42 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95