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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zombie

A zombie is a fictional undead being created through the reanimation of a human corpse. ... The English word "zombie" is first recorded in 1819, in a history of Brazil by the poet Robert Southey, in the form of "zombi". The Oxford English ...

www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/how-america-erased-the-tragic-history-of-the-zombie/412264

Oct 28, 2015 ... But the zombie myth is far older and more rooted in history than the blinkered arc of American pop culture suggests. It first appeared in Haiti in ...

anthropology.msu.edu/anp264-ss13/2013/04/25/history-of-zombies

Apr 25, 2013 ... History shows that this idea dates back to the 8th century. The word 'zombie' is said to have come from nzambi, which in Kongo means 'spirit of ...

umich.edu/~engl415/zombies/zombie.html

Zombie History and Haitian Folklore. The origin of the concept of zombiism stems from Haitian Voodoo culture. The word zombie--in Haitian it is "zombi"--means ...

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150828-where-do-zombies-come-from

Aug 31, 2015 ... The concept of the zombie in Voodoo folklore could be seen as a metaphor for ... To understand the history of the zombie is to understand the ...

www.umich.edu/~uncanny/zombies.html

A zombie about to feast in Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968) ... It may first seem that history has little connection to our flesh-eating friends, but they have ...

www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/12/13/250844800/zoinks-tracing-the-history-of-zombie-from-haiti-to-the-cdc

Dec 15, 2013 ... Each week, we take a look at a word or phrase that's caught our attention, whether for its history, usage, etymology, or just because it has an ...

www.seeker.com/a-history-of-real-zombies-1765817344.html

Oct 31, 2016 ... Zombies are all the rage these days - on television, in movies, books and now in the news. Of course zombies aren't new - they were co-opted ...

www.unmuseum.org/zombies.htm

Where did the zombie myth come from and why are they now so popular? Zombie History. The term itself, zombie, actually goes back many centuries before ...