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The language of cannibals

a Mongo mystery

by George C. Chesbro

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Mysterious Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Mongo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.,
    • Criminologists -- Fiction.,
    • Dwarfs -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George C. Chesbro.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.H359 L36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2217759M
      ISBN 100892963948
      LC Control Number89043147
      OCLC/WorldCa20217490

      - Jean de Léry wrote a book in documenting his travels to Brazil and encounters with cannibals. He says that they eat humans for "honorific" reasons rather than the "sadistic" things going on in Europe. He argued that cannibalism had to be seen as a ritual, and as a socially sanctioned practice within certain societies.


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