The Taking and Displaying of Human Body Parts as Trophies by Amerindians

The Taking and Displaying of Human Body Parts as Trophies by Amerindians

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This edited volume mainly focuses on the practice of taking and displaying various body parts as trophies in both North and South America. The editors and contributors (which include Native Peoples from both continents) examine the evidence and causes of Amerindian trophy taking. Additionally, they present objectively and discuss dispassionately the topic of human proclivity toward ritual violence. This book fills the gap in literature on this subject.NON-AMERINDIAN DISPLAY OF HUMAN BODY PARTS The indigenous peoples of the Americas were by no means the ... Modification, use, and public exhibition of severed sections of human anatomy have been longstanding traditionsanbsp;...


Title:The Taking and Displaying of Human Body Parts as Trophies by Amerindians
Author: Richard J. Chacon, David H. Dye
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-08-21
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