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Cannibal Talk: The Man-eating Myth And Human Sacrifice In The South Seas
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780520243071
 
from Univ of California Pr (May 13, 2005)
9780520243071 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $85.00
About: In this radical reexamination of the notion of cannibalism, Gananath Obeyesekere offers a fascinating and convincing argument that cannibalism is mostly "cannibal talk," a discourse on the Other engaged in by both indigenous peoples and colonial intruders that results in sometimes funny and sometimes deadly cultural misunderstandings.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780520243088
 
from Univ of California Pr (May 13, 2005)
9780520243088 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $31.95
About: In this radical reexamination of the notion of cannibalism, Gananath Obeyesekere offers a fascinating and convincing argument that cannibalism is mostly "cannibal talk," a discourse on the Other engaged in by both indigenous peoples and colonial intruders that results in sometimes funny and sometimes deadly cultural misunderstandings.