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Contents Preface ix Introduction: Fear 1 Afterword to the Introduction: The Face of Fear 11 Par t One: Worlds of Doom Introduction 23 Chapter One: Death 25 Chapter Two: Disasters 51 Afterword to Part One: Emotionology 73 Par t Two: Spheres of Uncer tainty Introduction 79 Chapter Three: The Child 81 Chapter Four: Nightmares 109 Chapter Five: Phobias 134 Afterword to Part Two: Psychohistory 159 Par t Three: Whorls of Ir rationality Introduction 165 Chapter Six: Social Hysteria 167 Afterword to Part Three: Fear versus Anxiety 189 Par t Four: Zones of Confrontation Introduction 195 Chapter Seven: Combat 197 Chapter Eight: Civilians Under Attack 222 Chapter Nine: Nuclear Threats 255 Afterword to Part Four: Narrativity 287 Par t Five: Realms of Anxiety Introduction 293 Chapter Ten: The Body 295 Chapter Eleven: Strangers 322 Afterword to Part Five: Aesthesiology 353 Conclusion: Ter ror 357 Notes 393 Bibliography 453 Index 489 viii Contents
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Fear -- History.
Fear -- Social aspects -- History.