The Man-Eating Myth : Anthropology and Anthropophagy: Anthropology and Anthropophagy

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Oxford University Press, Apr 26, 1979 - 220 pages
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Interesting, but outdated: In this controversial work William Arens claims that cannibalism is just a creation of prejudice. According to him there is no evidence supporting the wide-spread belief ... Read full review

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Professor Arens argues controversially that there are no credible accounts of cannibalism in classical anthropology or in history. He makes the case that the Catholic Eucharist ceremony (in which one ... Read full review

Contents

The Classic ManEaters
41
The Contemporary ManEaters
81
The Prehistoric World of Anthropophagy
117
The Mythical World of Anthropology
163
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