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Author Conklin, Beth A.
Title Consuming grief : compassionate cannibalism in an Amazonian society / Beth A. Conklin.
Published Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2001.
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 Floor2  F2520.1.P32 C56 2001    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xxxi, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-276) and index.
Contents Cannibal epistemologies -- Warʼi 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.
Subject Pakaasnovos Indians.
Pakaasnovos Indians -- Funeral customs and rites.
Cannibalism -- Brazil.
ISBN 0292712367 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292712324 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 45052680