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Author Conklin, Beth A.

Title Consuming grief : compassionate cannibalism in an Amazonian society / Beth A. Conklin.

Publication Info. Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2001.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  394.9 CON    AVAILABLE
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  F2520.1.P32 C56 2001    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxxi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-276) and index.
Contents Cannibal epistemologies -- Wari' world -- Cultural collisions -- Funerals -- Explanations of eating -- Social anatomy -- Embodied identities -- Burning sorrow -- Predator and prey -- Hunting ancestors -- Transforming grief -- Afterword -- Appendix A: the story of mortuary cannibalism's origin -- Appendix B: The story of Hujin and Orotapan.
Subject Pakaasnovos Indians -- Funeral customs and rites.
Cannibalism -- Brazil.
Pacaa-Nova (Indiens) -- Rites et cérémonies funéraires.
Cannibalisme -- Brésil.
Canibalismo -- Brasil.
ISBN 0292712324 (cloth) (alkaline paper)
9780292712324 (cloth) (alkaline paper)
0292712367 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
9780292712362 (paperback) (alkaline paper)

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