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Divine hunger : cannibalism as a cultural system / Peggy Reeves Sanday
Bib ID 1897505
Format BookBook
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Sanday, Peggy Reeves
 
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Description Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986 
xvi, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 052132226X
0521311144
Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I. Introduction: 1. Cannibalism cross-culturally
  • 2. Analytic framework
  • Part II. The Symbols That Give Rise to a Cannibalistic Consciousness: 3. The mysteries of the body: Hua and Gimi mortuary cannibalism
  • 4. The androgynous first being: Bimin-Kuskusmin cannibalism
  • 5. Cannibal monsters and animal friends
  • Part III. The Mythical Chartering And Transformations of Cannibal Practice: 6. The faces of the soul's desires: Iroquoian torture and cannibalism in the seventeenth century
  • 7. Raw women and cooked men: Fijian cannibalism in the nineteenth century
  • 8. Precious eagle-cactus fruit: Aztec human sacrifice
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 253-259.

Subjects Cannibalism -- Cross-cultural studies.  |  Man Cannibalism - Anthropological perspectives

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