The History of Zombies

The walking dead are very real. It’s not just a Hollywood fantasy.

Depiction of a Zombie (Credits: Smithsonianmag)

The concept of Zombies first originated from West Africa as a result of slavery under French rule. The concept of zombies kept evolving from there onwards. At the start of the twentieth century, the Americans sent troops to Haiti to salvage the people of Haiti from their so called primitive practices.

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