Flesh and Blood: A History of the Cannibal Complex

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Stein and Day, 1975 - Blood - 209 pages
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Is cannibalism the oldest taboo in the world? By no means. Man has been eating his fellow man for over half a million years, and only in the last two thousand has the practice ceased to be respectable. The author, after many encounters (in the literary sense) with cannibalism while researching, has written the first book in English to cover every aspect of the subject.

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Review: Flesh and Blood: A History of the Cannibal Complex

User Review  - Joe Augustyn - Goodreads

I can't understand how anyone could give this book less than 5 stars. It is an EXHAUSTIVE study of the history and sociological aspects of cannibalism, loaded with page after page of fascinating ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shakir Sharfraz - Goodreads

Does it sound weird that I enjoyed this book? The author discusses this dietary aberration in such a methodical manner peppered with interesting anecdotes that it makes for a great read. One of the ... Read full review

Contents

Eating People is Wrong
19
The Centuries of Hunger
35
The Red Elixir
56
Copyright

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