The Village Of Cannibals

The Village of Cannibals
Publisher Harvard University Press
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 164
ISBN 0674939018
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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In August 1870 in the French village of Hautefaye, a young nobleman, falsely accused of shouting republican slogans, was tortured for hours by a mob of peasants who later burned him alive. This book is a fascinating inquiry into the social and political ingredients of an alchemy that transformed ordinary people into brutal executioners.

The Village of Cannibals
  • Author : Alain Corbin
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1993-09

In August 1870 in the French village of Hautefaye, a young nobleman, falsely accused of shouting republican slogans, was tortured for hours by a mob of peasants who later burned him alive. This book is a fascinating inquiry into the social and political ingredients of an alchemy that transformed ordinary people

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Violence Against Children
  • Author : David G. Gil
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978

Studies the incidence of and reaction to the physical abuse of children in America during 1967 and 1968. Bibliogs

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The Road
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when

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Savage Harvest
  • Author : Carl Hoffman
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-03-18

The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story. Despite exhaustive searches, no trace of Rockefeller was ever found. Soon after his disappearance,

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Columbus and Other Cannibals
  • Author : Jack D. Forbes
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04

Celebrated American Indian thinker Jack D. Forbes’s Columbus and Other Cannibals was one of the founding texts of the anticivilization movement when it was first published in 1978. His history of terrorism, genocide, and ecocide told from a Native American point of view has inspired America’s most influential activists

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Hans Staden   s True History
  • Author : Hans Staden
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-06-25

In 1550 the German adventurer Hans Staden was serving as a gunner in a Portuguese fort on the Brazilian coast. While out hunting, he was captured by the Tupinambá, an indigenous people who had a reputation for engaging in ritual cannibalism and who, as allies of the French, were hostile to

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The Man Eating Myth   Anthropology and Anthropophagy
  • Author : William Arens
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1979-04-26

Read online The Man Eating Myth Anthropology and Anthropophagy written by William Arens, published by Oxford University Press, USA which was released on 1979-04-26. Download full The Man Eating Myth Anthropology and Anthropophagy Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Tales of the Peculiar
  • Author : Millard Nullings (Fictitious character),Ransom Riggs
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017

Originally published in hardcover in 2016 by Syndrigast Publications/Dutton Books.

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Insatiable Appetites
  • Author : Kelly L. Watson
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-24

A comparative history of cross-cultural encounters and the critical role of cannibalism in the early modern period. Cannibalism, for medieval and early modern Europeans, was synonymous with savagery. Humans who ate other humans, they believed, were little better than animals. The European colonizers who encountered Native Americans described them as

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To Feast on Us as Their Prey
  • Author : Rachel B. Herrmann
  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-11

Winner, 2020 Association for the Study of Food and Society Book Award, Edited Volume Long before the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia, colony and its Starving Time of 1609–1610—one of the most famous cannibalism narratives in North American colonial history—cannibalism played an important role in shaping the human relationship to

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Cannibalism and the Colonial World
  • Author : FRANCIS DUNCAN BARKER
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-08-06

In this 1998 book, an international team from a variety of disciplines discusses the historical and cultural significance of cannibalism.

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Tavua  the White Cannibal
  • Author : Rick Williamson
  • Publisher : Verlag Angelika Hörnig
  • Release Date : 2007

Nearly a century ago in the South Pacific, cannibalistic pygmies lived in the rugged heart of Vanuatu's largest island, Espiritu Santo. They were thought to be extinct, but in 1995, Rick discovered they still existed. He was initiated into their tribe and became an integral part of a unique culture that

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Cannibalism
  • Author : Bill Schutt
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-30

“Surprising. Impressive. Cannibalism restores my faith in humanity.” —Sy Montgomery, The New York Times Book Review For centuries scientists have written off cannibalism as a bizarre phenomenon with little biological significance. Its presence in nature was dismissed as a desperate response to starvation or other life-threatening circumstances, and few spent

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Village Bells
  • Author : Alain Corbin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Read online Village Bells written by Alain Corbin, published by which was released on 1999. Download full Village Bells Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Eating and Being Eaten
  • Author : Nyamnjoh, Francis B.
  • Publisher : Langaa RPCIG
  • Release Date : 2018-06-08

This innovative book is an open invitation to a rich and copious meal of imagination, senses and desires. It argues that cannibalism is practised by all and sundry. In love or in hate, fear or fascination, purposefulness or indifference, individuals, cultures and societies are actively cannibalising and being cannibalised. The

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