The Highest Altar: The Story of Human Sacrifice

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Viking, 1989 - Social Science - 480 pages
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Traces the significance of human sacrifice in humanity's social and religious development and details occurrences of such sacrifices throughout history, to the present day

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User Review  - Andrea Petrullo - Goodreads

I'd started reading this towards the end of the semester for a reseearch paper and I wound up hooked on it. Most of the book is focused on South America, and it covers both ancient and modern cases of ... Read full review

Contents

THE UNSPEAKABLE SACRIFICE
10
THE INCA CHILD
24
THE AMATEURS TAKE OVER
42
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