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Our Cannibals, Ourselves

by Priscilla L. Walton

  • 234 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Cannibalism,
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10227632M
    ISBN 100252029259
    ISBN 109780252029257

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Our Cannibals, Ourselves by Priscilla L. Walton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Our Cannibals, Ourselves is an interdisciplinary study of cannibalism in contemporary culture. It demonstrates how what we take for today's ordinary culture is imaginatively and historically rooted in very powerful processes of the encounter between our own and different, often "threatening," cultures from around the by: Moving from the idea of the dangerous Other, Priscilla L.

Walton's Our Cannibals, Ourselves shows us how modern-day cannibalism has been recaptured as in the vampire story, resurrected into the human blood stream, and mutated into the theory of germs through AIDS, Ebola, and the by: Our Cannibals, Ourselves is an interdisciplinary study of cannibalism in contemporary culture.

It demonstrates how what we take for today's ordinary culture is imaginatively and historically rooted in very powerful processes of the encounter between our own and different, often "threatening," cultures from around the world.

Moving from the idea of the dangerous Other, Priscilla L. Walton's Our Cannibals, Ourselves shows us how modern-day can Our Cannibals Ourselves - Read book online Read online: Why does Western Ourselves book remain fascinated with and saturated by cannibalism.

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Our Cannibals, Ourselves is an interdisciplinary study of cannibalism in contemporary culture. It demonstrates how what we take for today\'s ordinary culture is imaginatively and historically rooted in very powerful processes of the encounter between our own and different, often \"threatening,\" cultures from around the world.

Book Description: Why does Western culture remain fascinated with and saturated by cannibalism. Moving from the idea of the dangerous Other, Priscilla L. Walton's Our Cannibals, Ourselves shows us how modern-day cannibalism has been recaptured as in the vampire story, resurrected into the human blood stream, and mutated into the theory of germs through AIDS, Ebola, and the like.

We are proud to unveil, for the very first time, a tempting extract from “The Splendid Cannibals” one of 10 stories in Ransom Riggs’s Tales of the Peculiar, a book.

Based on numbers from Vogel's book "Prime Mover: A Natural History of Muscle" (W.W. Norton & Co., ), a human body on average can provide around 45. Ourself. The personal pronouns in English take various forms according to number, person, case and natural gender.

Modern English has very little inflection of nouns or adjectives, to the point where some authors describe it as an analytic language, but the Modern English system of personal pronouns has preserved some of the inflectional complexity of Old English and Middle English. "Cannibals All!" got more attention in William Lloyd Garrison's "Liberator" than any other book in the history of that abolitionist journal.

And Lincoln is said to have been more angered by George Fitzhugh than by any other pro-slavery writer, yet he unconsciously paraphrased "Cannibals 3/5(13). Far from being the nightmarish aberration we tell ourselves it is – in films, novels and tabloid sensationalism – cannibalism has woven itself into our myths and legends, formed the basis of.

A sort of stream-of-consciousness rumination on the status of the relationship between people and their dogs, this book weaves back and forth though history, sniffing up anything that hints at support for the idea that dogs are people, possibly citizens, who now deserve a lot more legal recognition as individuals/5(92).

Our Bodies, Ourselves is a book about women's health and sexuality produced by the nonprofit organization Our Bodies Ourselves (originally called the Boston Women's Health Book Collective). First published in the late s, it contains information related to many aspects of women's health and sexuality, including: sexual health, sexual orientation, gender identity, birth control, abortion.

"In intellectual history, cannibals stand for alien and exotic human beings, specimens of our species who realize its darkest possibilities, usually in places far removed from civilization. Cannibalism both expresses natural law and contravenes it.

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Anthropomorphization permeates modern popular culture in examples as familiar as Disney’s depiction of animals to moral lessons from children’s literature to our cultural preoccupations with internet cats.

Cannibalism, also called anthropophagy, eating of human flesh by humans. The term is derived from the Spanish name (Caríbales, or Caníbales) for the Carib, a West Indies tribe well known for its practice of cannibalism. A widespread custom going back into early human history, cannibalism has been found among peoples on most continents.

My initial idea before I read this book could be replied by libertarians, on the ground of self-ownership; we belong to ourselves and so do our talents, our talents belong to ourselves and so do their benefits, and since the benefit belong to us, it is wrong to sacrifice it against our will.

Our Books, Ourselves BY Tom Beer • J Edmund White in Photo by Sophie Bassouls/Sygma. As a teenager, I stumbled across a paperback copy of A Boy’s Own Story on a bookstore shelf. Edmund White’s novel, based loosely on his coming-of-age, was already on its way to becoming a gay classic—but I didn’t know it at the.

An Intellectual History of Cannibalism is the first book to systematically examine the role of the cannibal in the arguments of philosophers, from the classical period to modern disputes about such wide-ranging issues as vegetarianism and the right to private property.

Of Cannibals Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on Of Cannibals.By Charles Bowden The second book in Charles Bowden’s “Unnatural History of the United States” sextet, Blues for Cannibals is an elegiac rumination on our hunger for self-consumption and destruction as a species.

September   But after nearly 50 years, Our Bodies Ourselves, the Boston nonprofit home of the book, will stop publishing the pubescent tome amid a period of “transition.” The book, last updated in