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Published by ARROW .
Written in English


  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Non-Classifiable

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9270876M
ISBN 100099140810
ISBN 109780099140818



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Cannibalism is a taboo in nearly every culture. But not in China. Tell us about the history of “gourmet cannibalism”—and how Mao unleashed a new .   Haunted by cannibalism: ‘I will never forget that first incision’ A man throws a handful of earth over the common grave of 29 victims .   BUY HERE HELP THE SHOW! BILL SCHUTT INTERVIEW ?v=L2oahNtJT.   Macabre summaries of men eating men are present, too, but by far the most interesting section on human cannibalism in the book is Schutt's description of the long history of European aristocrats.

  ‎ “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 /5(11). This book starts by introducing you to cannibalism in animal nature (which happens more often than one may think) before moving on to incidents in human history, up into modern day, and then even addresses the taboo associated with cannibalism and where it may stem from. It's a very fascinating read about a topic that no one wants to talk about.   Eat Me: A Natural and Unnatural History of Cannibalism – review Forget Silence of the Lambs: Bill Schutt’s book reveals the evolutionary reasons we Author: Frances Larson.   Bill Schutt’s book features a few psychopaths but dwells on the functions of cannibalism in human and animal societies Bee Wilson Wed 11 Jan EST Last modified on Thu 22 Feb EST.