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Eating and being eaten : cannibalism as food for thought

Author: Francis B Nyamnjoh
Publisher: Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, 2018.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nyamnjoh, B.
Eating and Being Eaten : Cannibalism As Food for Thought.
Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis B Nyamnjoh
ISBN: 9789956550739 9956550736
OCLC Number: 1048925658
Description: 1 online resource (358 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; About the Authors; Contents; Foreword; Chapter 1 --
Introduction: Cannibalism as Food for Thought; Introduction; There is more meat to cannibalism than meets the eye; Compassionate Cannibalism; Being Human as Eating and Being Eaten; Humans and Animals as Two Sides of the Same Cannibal Feast; Cannibalism in Camouflage; Contributions to this Volume: an Overview; Conclusion; Endnotes; References; Chapter 2 --
The Violence of Translating People into Cannibals: The Man-Eating Anthropologists; The violence of translating people into cannibals. Anthropology, cannibalism and colonial violenceThe problematic notion of cannibalism; The ethnography of cannibalism: representing the other; Ethnography and the violence of making a text from data; Cannibalism: beyond the modern world and towards a new anthropology; Endnotes; References; Chapter 3 --
Incorporated or Cannibalised by Posthuman Others? Sanctions and Witchcraft in Contemporary Zimbabwe; Introduction; The Capture and Cannibalisation of Zimbabwe: on the Imperial Leviathan; Luring and Incorporating 'Delicious' Africa in a Cannibalistic World: Zimbabwe and Sanctions; Conclusion. IntroductionBackground on Black Middle Class in South Africa; Cannibalising Black Middle Class; Cannibalising Obligations; Media on Cannibalising Black Tax; Citizenship and Cannibalism; Cannibalising Systemic Obligations; Conclusion; Endnotes; References; Chapter 6 --
Lehu la gago le ya mphidisha. 'Your death nourishes me'; The investment of 'life'; The saga of human ashes; Conclusion; Endnotes; References; Chapter 7 --
Rainbow Nation of the Flesh; The Kitchen; Appetisers; Main Course; Dessert; Gluttony; In Lieu of a Conclusion: After Dinner Mint, Coffee & Brandy; References. Chapter 8 --
My African Heart: The Obscure Gourmandise of an Enlightened ManIntroduction; The Pale Tale of Extraction; The Path of the Dying Heart; Conclusion; Endnotes; References; Chapter 9 --
Consumerisation of cannibalism in contemporary Japanese society; Introduction; Exploiting the suicidal; Fantasising reality and realising the fantasy; Fetish to rawness; Consumerisation of cannibalism; Concluding remarks; Endnotes; References; INDEX; Back cover.
Responsibility: edited by Francis B. Nyamnjoh.

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