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

Author/Creator:
Conklin, Beth A.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxi, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Pakaasnovos Indians -- Funeral customs and rites.
Cannibalism -- Brazil.
Contents:
Cannibal epistemologies
Wariʾ 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-276) and index.
ISBN:
0292712324 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292712367 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
45052680