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We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Claude Lévi-Strauss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

On Christmas Eve 1951, Santa Claus was hanged and then publicly burned outside of the Cathedral of Dijon in France. That same decade, ethnologists began to study the indigenous cultures of central ... More


The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Valérie Loichot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Loichot traces the evolution of the Caribbean response to the colonial gaze, or rather, colonial mouth, from the late 19th century to the inception of the 21st. The ubiquitous presence of food and ... More


Racial difference: savages, mutinies and revolution

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter four, ‘Racial Difference: Savages, Mutinies and Revolution’ explores the explosive Indian Mutiny of 1857, identifying Dickens’s response as multifaceted. The chapter reads both the ... More


On the Tail End of Variation in Late Neolithic Burial Practices: Halaf Feasting and Cannibalism at Domuztepe, Southeastern Anatolia

Suellen C. Gauld, James S. Oliver, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, and Elizabeth Carter

in Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Domuztepe is a large Late Neolithic site situated in south central Turkey that dates to 5800 and 5450 cal BC. The burial record from these levels includes several complete and fractional interments, ... More


Meaning and the Bioarchaeology of Captivity, Sacrifice, and Cannibalism: A Case Study from the Mississippian Period at Larson, Illinois

Mallorie A. Hatch

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The concepts of captivity, sacrifice, and cannibalism are often identified in the past, but the reality is that the signature of these practices left on the bones is not easily identifiable. The ... More


The Politicization of the Dead: Violence as Performance, Politics as Usual

Ventura R. Pérez

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Research on violence needs to move beyond viewing violence simply as an abhorrent act and develop a means of understanding why violence is a constant in human societies. The intent of this chapter by ... More


Bioarchaeological Signatures of Strife in Terminal Pueblo III Settlements in the Northern San Juan

Kristin A. Kuckelman

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The consequence of small-scale conflict that moves beyond inter-village or inter-tribal violence and involves an entire region is the focus of this chapter by Kristin A. Kuckelman. The intent of the ... More


Enchanting the Savage: The Politics of Pyrotechnics in the Cavendish Circle

Christopher F. Loar

in Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256914
eISBN:
9780823261437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256914.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines sovereignty, astonishing performances, and savagery in the writings of intellectuals associated with the aristocrat William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle: Hobbes, playwright ... More


‘Dutchland Devil’: The prince and the pamphleteers, August-December 1642

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the series of vituperative attacks which were launched against the prince by Parliamentarian polemicists during the opening months of the Civil War (by which time Rupert had ... More


From Gumbo to Masala: Édouard Glissant’s Creolization in the Circum-Caribbean

Valérie Loichot

in The Tropics Bite Back: Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679836
eISBN:
9781452948171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679836.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter One, the main critical engine of the book, takes as its example Glissant’s theoretical texts and jusxtaposes Martinique to the broader scope of circum-Caribbean food discourse. A thorough ... More


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