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Cows, pigs, wars, & witche : the riddles of culture.

Author: Marvin Harris
Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [1975, ©1974]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book challenges those who argue that we can change the world by changing the way people think. Harris shows that no matter how bizarre a people's behavior may seem, it always stems from concrete social and economic conditions. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harris, Marvin, 1927-2001.
Cows, pigs, wars, & witche.
New York, Vintage Books [1975, ©1974]
(DLC) 74016455
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Harris
ISBN: 0307801225 9780307801227
OCLC Number: 885901842
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 276 pages .)
Contents: Mother cow --
Pig lovers and pig haters --
Primitive war --
Savage male --
Potlatch --
Phantom cargo --
Messiahs --
Secret of the prince of peace --
Broomsticks and sabbats --
Great witch craze --
Return of the witch.

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This book challenges those who argue that we can change the world by changing the way people think. Harris shows that no matter how bizarre a people's behavior may seem, it always stems from concrete social and economic conditions. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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