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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User Review  - iayork - LibraryThing

Interesting, but outdated: In this controversial work William Arens claims that cannibalism is just a creation of prejudice.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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User Review  - Joel Rubin - Goodreads

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


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