UFO Encyclopedia, 3rd Ed., The

Cultural Studies

The UFO Encyclopedia, 3rd Ed.

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  • Binding: Library binding
  • Trim Size: 8 ½ x 11
  • Page Count: 1,200
  • Publication Date: May 2018
  • ISBN: 978-0-7808-1659-6
  • List Price: $155.00
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The UFO Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition provides thorough coverage of the UFO phenomena. Detailed entries review the cases, the theories, the organizations, the personalities, the government and media responses, the effects on popular culture, the hoaxes, the flying-saucer religious movements, the debunkers, and all else that is relevant.

Many other topics are featured, including the earliest sightings of UFOs; anomalous aerial phenomena before 1800; accounts of UFO crashes and airship sightings; close encounters of the first, second, and third kinds; UFO crashes and retrievals; sightings, hoaxes, and abduction cases; and much more.

Special Features

  • Historic Overview: Provides a perspective on significant UFO phenomena from the beginning to the present
  • UFO-Related Web Sites: Includes separate listings of some 25 websites and e-mail addresses
  • Expanded Bibliography: Lists every source used in compiling The UFO Encyclopedia, including more than 4,000 books, articles, letters, government documents, and other sources
  • Comprehensive Index: Covers the people, organizations, publications, and subjects that are discussed in the book


"A respected UFO authority provides a much-needed update of the field."

—Library Journal

"This revised reference work is highly recommended."

—American Reference Books Annual

"Should be purchased by public and academic libraries whose patrons are interested in the subject."