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Consuming grief : compassionate cannibalism in an Amazonian society

Author: Beth A Conklin
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores Wari' conceptions of person, body, and spirit, as well as indigenous understandings of memory and emotion, to explain why the Wari' felt that corpses must be destroyed and why they preferred  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conklin, Beth A.
Consuming grief.
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2001
(OCoLC)603995584
Online version:
Conklin, Beth A.
Consuming grief.
Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606455437
Named Person: Trauer
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth A Conklin
ISBN: 0292712324 9780292712324 0292712367 9780292712362
OCLC Number: 45052680
Description: xxxi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cannibal epistemologies --
Wariʼ 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.
Responsibility: Beth A. Conklin.
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